The following information can help you estimate the standard expenses of being a Meadville Lombard student in the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program. Cost of Attendance is used in calculating financial aid, including grants and loans.
The charts below use the 2024/2025 Tuition and Fees in the calculations.
Student course loads and academic plans vary. The Net Price Calculator is a great resource for estimating tuition and fees based on your specific degree and course plans.
The Doctor of Ministry program is a 3-year, 30-credit degree program. The chart below estimates the cost of attendance for the first and second years, and the final year of the DMin Program.
|1st & 2nd Year each
30 Tuition-Based Credits,
6 Credits for CPE
|Student activity fee||$70||$70|
|Loan fees (if applicable)||$300||$300|
|Estimated tuition & fees TOTAL||$12,484||$6,502|
|Books & Supplies||$1,000||$1,000|
|Travel to/from Chicago, plus food & lodging||$800||$800|
|Estimated living expenses TOTAL||$28,190||$28,190|
|1st & 2nd year each||Final Year|
*Includes housing, transportation (including to/from community internship sites), utilities, food, health insurance, and personal miscellaneous expenses.
Source: Moderate 9-Month Budget, developed by the College Board based on data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey by the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics