Please Note: All students in good standing can expect to receive some form of financial assistance. A few of the most common scenarios are highlighted in the tabs below.

Thanks to the generosity of our board of trustees, all students (whether full-time or part-time, online or in-person) are currently eligible for the Trustee Scholarship, providing a discount of $540 per course. If you do not receive any other scholarship, the Trustee Scholarship will be automatically applied to your tuition.

Gordon-Conwell has partnered with several ministries to extend a 40% tuition discount to ministry staff. View our list of ministry partnerships »

Students enrolled in an urban ministry degree through our Boston Campus/CUME, are eligible for the Urban Ministry Scholarship (a 47% discount from our base tuition, automatically applied for CUME students). Qualifying programs include: The Graduate Certificate in Urban Ministry, the MA in Christian Ministries —Urban Ministry Concentration, and the Master of Divinity — Urban Ministry Concentration.

Coming Soon: Updated rates for DMIN cohorts beginning Fall ’22.

Returning students, please refer to the chart further down this page.

Coming Soon: Updated rates for LGM cohorts beginning Fall ’22.

Returning students, please refer to the chart further down this page.


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SERVICES FEES (Most Students)

Note: Service fees will be charged as follows for each semester/summer session in which a student registers for courses, regardless of student status or credit hours or registration type. Service fees are structured differently for DMin & LGM students.

Fall/Spring/Full Summer $175 per term
Summer I, II, III (Intensives) $35 per session
Technology Fee $40 per term

Additional FEES (Less Common)

Official Audit Fees

$350 per course
$150 per course for active, degree-seeking students

Partnership Program

$500 per Fall & Spring Semester

Counseling Fee

The MACC & MACO programs both assess an additional $100 fee per semester.

Payment Plan Fee

$50 per semester

Medical Insurance (Massachusetts Residents)

Automatically charged when registered for 6 or more credits. Students must submit Health Insurance Waiver prior to Waiver Deadline if you wish to avoid being charged for Medical Insurance. Please see the Health Insurance page for more details.

Rates for Fall 2021– Summer 2022

Student Only

$7,424 total for the Year (9/1/20 – 8/31/21) billed in two increments;


$2,475 for Fall (9/1/21 – 12/31/21);
$4,949 for Spring (1/1/22 – 8/31/22)

Housing & Meal Plan Rates

2021–2022 costs for apartments, dorms, and meal plans can be found on the Housing webpage.


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Partnership Program

The Partnership Program at Gordon-Conwell is designed to equip students for Kingdom work without accruing educational debt. The program provides co-curricular activities and resources in biblical stewardship, as well as a full-tuition Scholarship renewable every year. With the help of the Partnership Program, you will raise up a team of prayer and financial support. The program is available for either full-time or part-time students.

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Student Loans

Gordon-Conwell participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. Through this program we are able to offer the Direct Unsubsidized loan and the Graduate Direct PLUS Loan to help provide funding options to eligible candidates.

Eligibility for Student Loans

To receive a federal student loan, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (such as a Permanent Resident)
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree OR have completed at least 3 years of full-time study at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Be accepted into a masters-level degree program and be registered for at least 4 credits per semester in both the fall and spring semesters
  • Complete at least 67% of the credits you attempt
  • Maintain the minimum required GPA for your degree

You must not:

  • Be in default on any previous federal loans
  • Be a visiting, diploma, certificate, or D.Min. student.

To learn more about these federal loans and how to apply for them, we have a separate section of our website dedicated to financial aid, which covers student loans in-depth.

Student Loan Details Financial Aid Application Process

Veterans’ Benefits

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Have Questions?

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Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, handicap or veteran status. A complete statement of compliance with federal laws and regulations can be found in the Gordon-Conwell Student Handbook.