$10,645 per semester
$7,080 per semester
$7,080 per semester (fall and spring only)
$672 Tuition per credit (course/thesis for credit)
$9,500 Program Tuition total for the 2022-2024 two-year Cohort (August 2022 – May 2024)
The above courses are available to take on a non-degree or audit basis:
$4,805 per seven-week session, Fall and Spring
$672 Tuition per credit
All degree program students are assessed the following fees (excluding the ECS certificate students):
APPLICATION FEE $100 – To apply for any of our degree programs a $100 nonrefundable fee is required with the application.
TECHNOLOGY FEE $175 – To support the increasing overhead costs of technology relied upon for course instruction, communication and degree management, all full-time students (6 credits or more per semester) and MA degree Program students and will be charged a $175 technology fee per semester.
GRADUATION FEE $100 – To cover the cost of graduation services, all seminarians and students are charged a $100 graduation fee on their final invoice.
NON-CONTINUOUS ENROLLMENT FEE $100 – To manage continuous registration, any degree program student not enrolled in any course/comprehensive exams/thesis defense continuously will be assessed a $100 continuing registration fee per semester. This includes students on leaves of absence, pastoral, Pentateuchal years, etc.
TRANSCRIPT FEES – The fee to request a transcript after graduation is $10. For rush service, the cost is $25 if requested by U.S. Postal Service and $35 if requested by Federal Express. If the cost of postage exceeds these prescribed fees, the actual cost of postage plus labor will be charged.
Payment of tuition and room and board is to be made in U.S. dollars upon receipt of the invoice. Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology accepts cash, checks, e-checks and credit cards for payment of tuition and fees. Payment of invoices by credit card is subject to a convenience fee.
Financial aid information may be obtained from the finance office. Veterans Administration benefits are available for those who are eligible. Contact the director of admissions for specific information.
All foreign currency payment situations should be discussed with the Vice President of Finance & Administration. All accounts must be settled before a seminarian leaves the school. Transcripts will be withheld until all fees have been paid.
Refunds for tuition and room and board will be given based on the following schedule:
100% refund prior to the first class
80% refund during the first week
60% refund during the second week
40% refund during the third week
25% refund during the fourth week
No Refund after the fourth week
Room/Board: Prorated according to the number of full weeks remaining in the semester as a percent of 16 weeks.
Financial Support Available
Thanks to the generosity of donors, the support of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, and various grants, Sacred Heart can offer the following financial support to seminarians:
For assistance with small expenses, seminarians can contact the Vice-President of Finance for grants up to $250; larger grants can be awarded with the approval of the President-Rector.
For scholarships towards tuition, room or board, contact Ms. Monica Misey, Vice-President of Institutional Advancement: firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-858-4654.
Seminarian Loans, Veteran’s Benefits:
Seminarians can contact Mr. Tyler Galstad, Vice-President of Finance: email@example.com or 414-529-6971.
Seminarians are also encouraged to look at other external sources of support:
Catholic United Financial (CUF):
Catholic United Financial has grants available to seminarians who are preparing for ministry in the dioceses served by CUF: Crookston, New Ulm, St. Paul & Minneapolis, Duluth, St. Cloud, Winona-Rochester, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, Bismarck, Fargo, Green Bay, Superior, La Crosse, Dubuque, Sioux City. The online grant application period is Oct. 1-31 every year. Questions regarding the Schuler Fund can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1-877-275-7145. See the Schuler Fund for more information.
Serra International Foundation:
See Scholarship Details for grants to support priestly and religious formation, vocations outreach, and spiritual formation of clergy and religious.
Knights of Columbus:
See Seminarian Scholarships for information on available scholarships.