Tuition & Financial Aid - Gordon Conwell


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.

Academic Year2024-2025 BaseTuition TrusteeScholarship Your Cost
Per Credit Hour $825 $191 $633
Per Course (3 credit hours) $2,475 $575 $1,900

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

Academic Year2024-2025 BaseTuition Ministry PartnerDiscount Your Cost
Per Credit Hour $800 $320 $480
Per Course (3 credit hours) $2,400 $960 $1,440

Students enrolled in an urban ministry degree through our Boston Campus/CUME are eligible for the Urban Ministry Scholarship (a 46% 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.

Academic Year2024-2025 BaseTuition Urban MinistryScholarship Your Cost
Per Credit Hour $825 $381 $443
Per Course (3 credit hours) $2,475 $1,145 $1,330

DMin tuition is locked at the initial academic year tuition rate while someone remains an active participant of their cohort.

Cohorts BeginningJuly 2024 – June 2025 Per Year Three-yearTotal
Tuition Rate $8,080 $24,420
Continuation Fee $1,000 $3,000
$9,080 $27,420

Students enrolled in a degree through Latino and Global Ministries (LGM) are eligible for the LGM scholarship (a discount from our base tuition, automatically applied for LGM students).

Academic Year2024-2025 BaseTuition LGMScholarship Your Cost
Per Credit Hour $825 $565 $260
Per Course (3 credit hours) $2,475 $1,695 $780


All Applications $65

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 $225 per term
Technology Fee $80 per term

Campus & PRogram-Specific FeeS

Health Insurance (Hamilton & Boston/CUME)

The state of Massachusetts requires health insurance for students enrolled in six or more credits. Students must submit Health Insurance Waiver prior to waiver deadline to avoid a health insurance charge. If health insurance is not waived, student will be automatically charged. Please see the Health Insurance page for more details.

Fall 2024 – Summer 2025

Annual Students New Spring Students
Coverage Dates 9/1/24 – 8/31/25 1/1/25 – 8/31/25
Insurance Costs $9,845 (billed $3,285 in Fall and $6,560 in Spring) $6,560
Waiver/Enrollment Deadlines September 20, 2024 January 31, 2025

Housing & Meal Plan Rates (Hamilton)

Costs for apartments, dorms, and meal plans is available on the Housing webpage.

Partnership Program

$500, one time 

Counseling Fee


  • MACC student fee: $100 per semester
  • MACC Annual Residency fee: $95


  • MACO student fee: $100 per semester.
  • MACO Professional Seminars fee: $75 per seminar

DMin Fee

$250 annually

Payment Plan Fee

$50 per semester

Official Audit Fees

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


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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. Through the Partnership Program, students (full or part-time) raise up a team of prayer and financial support.

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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?

Someone from our friendly admissions team would be happy to reach out to you.

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.