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Average Student Costs

M.A. and M. Div. students typically live and study on the APTS campus to earn degrees. While costs vary from student to student based on individual circumstances, the average first year cost (for the 2013-2014 school year) for single full-time students living in the dormitory and eating in the cafeteria (9-12 credits, or 3-4 courses, per trimester is considered a full load), including deposits is projected at $5,815.00. Personal spending expenses, travel costs and visa fees for international students are additional.

Post-Graduate Programs leading to a M. Th. and D. Min. follow a module format schedule. Students usually attend 3, 4, 6, or 8 week modules on the APTS campus. Costs for a module for a single, international student living in a dorm would be approximately $45.00 per week for room and board, $50.00 for a visa, $120.00+ for required textbooks, plus tuition, and fees as listed earlier. The typical module is four (4) weeks in which two (2) courses are taught for six (6) credit units. The average costs for this four (4) week module is estimated at $815.00 Not included are student personal expenses, travel costs or other fees listed in the above schedule such as graduation fees or refundable deposits.

Asia Pacific Theological Seminary
APPROVED FEES AND CHARGES FOR THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
All fees are effective June 1, 2016. All rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Academic/General Fees (Unit: US $)
 Fees M.A.
M.Div.
M.Th.
D.Min.
Ph.D.
 Application Fee (Non-refundable, paid only once)      
     Within the Philippines $ 10.00 $ 30.00 $ 50.00
     Other Countries $ 20.00 $ 30.00 $ 50.00
 Exam Fee and Retakes (English, Bible, Hebrew, Greek) $ 10.00    
 Initial Deposit (upon acceptance) $ 1,000.00 $ 1,000.00 $ 1,000.00
 General Administrative Fee      
     Full-time student (9 or more credits) per term/module $ 160.00 $ 55.00  
     Part-time students (less than 9 credits) per unit $ 18.50    
Academic Fees (per term)      
     Tuition fee (per credit hour) $ 30.00 $ 45.00  
     Tuition fee (per research course)     $ 200.00
     Audit fee $ 30.00    
     Independent or directed study (per credit hour) $ 60.00    
Special Fees      
     Late registration fee      
          On first day of classes $16.00    
          Each succeeding day $ 4.00    
     Course change fee $ 5.00    
     Thesis fee (in addition to tuition fee,
           on first enrollment for thesis units
)
  D.Min $ 1,000.00
M.Th $ 500.00
$ 1,500.00
     Thesis continuation fee (per term until submission) $ 20.00 $ 30.00 $ 100.00
     Comprehensive exam fee   $ 100.00 $ 150.00
     Transcript fee      
          Within the Philippines $ 5.00    
          Other countries $ 10.00    
     Duplication degree fee $ 25.00    
     Graduation fee $ 50.00 $ 60.00 $ 75.00
Miscellaneous Fees      
     Immigration fees (estimated for a single student, 9 months stay) $ 698.00    
       
LIVING EXPENSES (Dormitory, per term)      
     Dormitory housing per term $ 145.00    
     Food Services (not including Sunday lunch) per term $ 450.00    
     Dormitory housing (inter-term/block/special sessions) per day $ 3.75    
       
LIVING EXPESES (Apartment, per month)      
     Rental rates include water, water heater, stove, refrigerator and      
     security service. Electricity and LP Gas are charged separately.      
     Studio Apartment $ 130.00    
     One Bedroom $ 145.00    
     Two Bedroom $ 180.00    
     Three Bedroom $ 200.00    
     Utilities (monthly average):      
          Electricity $ 30.00    
          LP Gas  $ 20.00    
       
REFUNDABLE DEPOSITS      
     Student Deposit      
          Filipino $ 50.00    
          Foreign $ 100.00    
     Housing Deposits      
          Dorm $ 50.00    
          Apartment One month's rental    
          Key (per set) $ 10.00    
     Immigration Deposit (per family member) $ 50.00    


Click here to download the APPROVED FEES AND CHARGES FOR THE 2013-2014 ACADEMIC YEAR in PDF form. To download more application forms click here.