Tuition and Fees

Below is a schedule of tuition and fees for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Aquinas Institute of Theology Tuition Schedule 2015-2016

Tuition Schedule
Regular Tuition, per credit hour (all programs excluding D. Min.) $680
D.Min. Tuition $680
Continuing Education Units, per unit $220
Lay Spiritual Formation, per unit $680
Internships (M.Div./Special) per credit hour $340
Pastoral Year, per credit hour $340
Audit Tuition, per credit hour
A Change from credit to audit with a refund or change of rate may be done only during the first two weeks of a class.


Fees Schedule
Application Fees
  Master Level (including certificate and non-degree study) $50
  Doctoral Level $100
Registration Deposit, Master Level
(non-refundable, applied to tuition, due after receipt of letter of acceptance)
Registration Deposit, Doctoral Level
(non-refundable, applied to tuition, due after receipt of letter of acceptance)
Student Service Fee, all students
(This includes technology fee and Saint Louis University Services, including but not limited to, recreation center, library, computer lab, health services access and career services)
$265 per semester
Transfer Credit, per credit hour $66
Graduation Fee (includes cap and gown rental)
  Master and Certificate Students $180
  Doctoral Students (also includes binding two copies of thesis) $240
Continuation Fee, Master Level and Certificate $66
Continuation Fee, Doctoral Level $132
Copy of Transcripts (Free, up to five per year; $5.00 each one afterwards)
Replacement of ID Card (payable to SLU) $10
Saint Louis University may have additional charges for language labs and music lessons.

Payment of Tuition and Fees

All tuition and fees are due at the beginning of the term and are payable in U.S. currency by cash, check or credit card (Master Card or Visa). Diplomas and transcripts will not be released if a student’s financial account is in arrears. Payment programs are available for those who need them. A $20.00 per credit hour processing fee is charged on payment plans and payment plan payments must be made electronically by credit card or by electronic transfer from a checking or savings account.

Withdrawals and Refunds

Approved withdrawals from a course or from Aquinas Institute of Theology may entitle you to a tuition refund. Fees are not refunded in the case of a withdrawal. Tuition is refunded according to the following schedule:

For Regular Semesters

Prior to the end of Percent of Tuititon Refund
Second week 100%
Third week 80%
Fourth week 70%
Fifth week 60%
Sixth week 40%
After sixth week 0%

For Cohort program courses

Prior to the End Of  Percent of Tuition Refunded
First full week 100%
Second full week 80%
Third full week 60%
Fourth full week 40%
After fourth week 0%

For Modular or Summer Courses

Prior to the End Of
Percent of Tuition Refunded
First full week 60%
Second full week 40%
Third full week 0%


Refunds due will be made only after federal and state regulations have been met. Financial aid is adjusted according to the refund policy. Requests for exception to the refund policy should be made in writing to the business manager. Reasons for the refund should be included in the request.

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