Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Degree Programs

$10,645 per semester
$21,290 per school year
$672 per credit – May and Summer Sessions
$650 fee for credit by examination (written/oral)
$336 per credit for summer field education placement
$725 Spiritual Life Activity Annual Fee (SHSST Seminarians only)


Room & Board

Full-Time Resident Seminarians – non-SCJ only

$7,080 per semester
$14,160 per year
$250 Resident Seminarian Security Deposit (refundable upon clean room inspection report)

Resident ECS Students

$7,080 per semester (fall and spring only)
$3,100 per seven-week summer session (pro-rated to arrival and departure date).

Non-Resident Seminarians/Students attending courses on-campus*

$25 Key Deposit (refundable)

*exceptions apply.


Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree Program – Pathways

Lumen Cordis and Adveniat Regnum Tuum (A.R.T.) – MA pathways

$672 Tuition per credit (course/thesis for credit)
$650 Fee for credit by examination (written/oral) or thesis defense requirement
$25 Semester Registration Fee

Cor Unum – MA pathway

$9,500 Program Tuition total for the 2022-2024 two-year Cohort (August 2022 – May 2024)
Additional fees apply. See below.

Non-Degree / Courses for Audit

The above courses are available to take on a non-degree or audit basis:
$672 Tuition per credit (course/thesis for credit)
$336 Tuition per credit (courses for audit)
$25 Course Registration Fee, per semester
$175 Technology Fee if enrolled in 6 or more credits per semester.

English Cultural Studies (ECS) Certificate Program

Scholarship (non-SCJ) and SCJ Students, sponsored by the SCJs and Commuter with non-SCJ Sponsor:

$4,805 per seven-week session, Fall and Spring
$4,208 per seven-week session, Summer

Sponsored students – In-House – with non-SCJ Sponsor

$9,610 per semester (fall and spring only)

Accent Modification/Virtual Students, per program enrollment

$672 Tuition per credit
$200 Online/Book Transcription Fee
$75 Technology Fee

Fees

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 Procedures

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

Refunds for tuition and room and board will be given based on the following schedule:

Tuition
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 Aid

Financial aid information may be obtained from the Finance Aid Officer Mr. Tyler Galstad, tgalstad@shsst.edu, 414-529-6971. Veterans Administration benefits are available for those who are eligible and administered by the Finance Office.  If interested, contact the Director of Admissions for more information during the time of application (Ms. Lynn Kaestner, lkaestner@shsst.edu, 414-529-6997).

 

Scholarships 

Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology has been blessed with private donations to support priestly ordination and continued theological education. If you are interested on what scholarships are available to support you in your calling, then please reach out for more information accordingly:

  • Priestly Ordination, please contact the Director of Recruitment Deacon Steve Kramer (skramer@shsst.edu, 414-858-4767).

  • Master of Arts Program Cor Unum Pathway or Lumen Cordis Pathway onlyplease contact the VP of Institutional Advancement Ms. Monica Misey (mmisey@shsst.edu, 414-858-4654).

  • Living Allowance Scholarships for SHSST Seminarians only, contact the VP of Finance and Administration Mr. Tyler Galstad (tgalstad@shsst.edu, 414-529-6971).

For more information on program fees, tuition, and general details, please look at the Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology catalog.