The total cost for the Master of Arts degree is itemized as follows:
|Technology Fee*||$15/term + tax|
|Room & Board**||$495/week|
|Books & Materials***||$1500|
* The M.A. in Biblical Counseling is a 34 credit hour degree program; the M.A. in Biblical Studies is a 36 credit hour degree program.
** A Housing & Meal package is available during the Summer Intensive Weeks, during the summer term, for the price indicated in the table above. Housing, however, is very limited during the Fall and Spring semesters, and meals are sold individually on-site. For those semesters, interested students should make special request to the Office of Student Life to explore housing options.
*** Required Bible Software and journal subscriptions are a large portion of this estimated cost, and are expected to be obtained at the beginning of the program.
With the payment in full plan, all tuition and course fees are due in full in anticipation of the approaching semester: If payments are received after respective due dates a $25 late payment fee will be added. The following payment option is also available at a fee for $85 per semester in lieu of making payment in full.
The semester cost of tuition will be divided into four monthly payments. Students must select the Monthly payment plan on their pre-registration form to take advantage of this option. An $85 per term fee will be applied, but no interest will be charged. A $25 late fee for payments not received within a 5-day grace period may also apply.
The $85 payment plan fee (if applicable) is non-refundable (0%). Tuition costs are refundable according to a graduated scale (below). Room & Board is 100% refundable for the Summer term if canceled by June 1. After the 1st of June, room and board are non-refundable (0%). Course and lab fees are fully refundable (100%) only if the student drops the course during the first two weeks of class following registration.
|Percentage of Tuition Refunded|
|During first week||100%|
|During second week||100%|
|During third week||75%|
|During fourth week||60%|
|During fifth week||45%|
|During sixth week||30%|
|During seventh week||15%|
|During eighth week||5%|
|Ninth week and later||none|
1. Complete a Master of Arts Financial Aid Application.
2. Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) listing The Master's University & Seminary as your preferred school choice (Title IV school code: 001220).
3. Submit any additional documents required by the Office of Financial Aid.
4. Submit official transcripts to the Registrar's office. If you already submitted official transcripts to the Graduate Admissions Coordinator in your application process, then you will not need to submit anything for this step. Any student receiving graduate level loans must have an undergraduate degree conferred.
5. Once your aid is determined, you will be sent an Award Letter.
6. Return completed Award Letter to the Office of Financial Aid.
Unsubsidized Stafford Loans are student loans that may exceed demonstrated financial need, but may not exceed the cost of tuition.
|Loan eligibility varies from student to student. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid to determine individual eligibility.|
The Master's University strives to offer a Christ-centered education within financial reach for students preparing for ministry vocation. Great care, therefore, is given to keeping tuition expenses at a minimum. While the present tuition cost represents this effort, the university is enabled to offer limited scholarships and grants through the financial assistance of faithful Christian friends, churches, and alumni who provide support through generous gifts and prayer. With the establishment of scholarships and direct gifts, hundreds of students have been trained and prepared for specific fields of work and service. Scholarships must be applied for on a semester by semester basis. To be eligible for any of the scholarships listed below, students who apply must be taking 3 or 4 classes (i.e., full-time student) in the semester for which they are applying for the scholarship. Students who desire to be considered for scholarships and grants should first complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov using school code 001220, a Graduate Financial Aid Application, a Graduate Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy form. An additional application form must be sent to the Graduate Studies director each term to be considered for institutional scholarships. Please contact the Graduate Admissions Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 661-362-2652 for this additional form.
Awarded to MABC students in their second and third year of the program and based on ministry potential, financial need, and academic achievement. Students are expected to be enrolled full-time each term. The scholarship will not exceed 50% of the student's tuition costs for any given term.
Awarded to the previous year's most outstanding MABC student. Based on ministry potential, financial need, and academic achievement. Students are expected to be enrolled full-time each term to be eligible for this scholarship.
Awarded to the most outstanding graduate of the traditional BABC degree program at the Master's University applied to the first year of MABC studies--based on ministry potential, financial need, and academic achievement. Students are expected to be enrolled full-time each term to be eligible for this scholarship.
All scholarships are administered by the MABC Department. For more information on scholarships, please contact Greg Gifford 661.362.2644 or email@example.com.
Office of Financial Aid