Tuition and estimated student expense budget

Tuition & Required Fees

2013-2014 Rates

*Tuition (M.Div. and degrees) per year   $19,880.00
    *M.T.S. tuition rate equal to $20,540 per year
    *M.Div / M.S.W. tuition rate equal to $25,680 per year
    *Th.M. tuition rate equal to $23,860 per year
    *Th.D. tuition rate equal to $32,270 per year
    *M.A.C.S. tuition rate equal to $21,120 per year
    †M.A.C.P. tuition rate equal to $19,425 per year (pdf)
    †D.Min. tuition rate equal to $21,525 per year (pdf)
   
Student Health Fee (required fee)   $580.00
Transcript Fee (required fee)   $40.00
Student Life Ministry, Graduate Activity, and Divinity Government Dues (required fee)   $108.00
Recreational Facilities Fee (required fee)   $93.00
TOTAL   $20,701.00

* Tuition rates are estimated and subject to change
M.A.C.P and D.Min. use separate budgets

Rates for 2014-2015 are available by contacting the Office of Financial Aid.

Health Insurance

Health insurance is optional, though must show proof of existing coverage.

Student Rates

2012-2013 approved rates (paid through Duke Bursar’s Account)
Age as of 08/01/2012

Under 24   $1,755.00
24 through 34   $2,155.00
35 through 44   $2,965.00
45 through 54   $4,350.00
55+   $6,030.00
     

Rates to add dependents

(in addition to the student premium)

Add Spouse   $3,480.00
Add Child(ren)   $1,980.00
Add Family   $5,290.00

 

The charges above are based on August 1, 2013 enrollment. Your charges will be prorated based on your enrollment date. A portion of the cost of the SMIP is retained by Duke University to pay for administrative cost incurred by the University and for reserve funds. Any portion of the cost of the plan retained by Duke University is encumbered solely for the purpose of funding plan expenses or the equitable and non-discriminatory benefit of plan participants.

Rates for 2014-2015 are available by contacting the Office of Financial Aid.

Other Estimated Expenses
Books & Supplies   $1,240.00
Room ($848.00 per month)   $7,632.00
Food ($498.00 per month)   $4,482.00
Transportation ($180.00 per month)   $1,620.00
Miscellaneous ($372.00 per month)   $3,348.00
 
 

Rates for 2014-2015 are available by contacting the Office of Financial Aid.

Refund Policy

Refunds of tuition and fees are governed by the following policy:

1.    In the event of death, a full tuition and fees refund will be granted.

2.    In all other cases of withdrawal from school, tuition will be refunded according to the following schedule:

Withdrawal before the opening of classes—a full refund; withdrawal during the first or second week—80 percent; withdrawal during the third through fifth week—60 percent; withdrawal during the sixth week—20 percent; withdrawal after the sixth week—no refund. No refund will be granted for reduction in course load after the drop-add period.

Tuition or other charges paid from grants or loans will be restored to those funds on the same pro rata basis and will be refunded to the student or carried forward.

These regulations apply to all Divinity School students—degree candidates, special students, and auditors.