What’s great about Pittsburgh Seminary's financial aid?

  • PTS subsidizes the tuition rate so students can earn a degree at a reasonable cost: $470/master's credit and $358/doctor of ministry credit.

  • The 2020-2021 average need-based aid package is $11,180 for full-time master's-level students who received tuition grants, housing grants, and/or work opportunity. This amount does not include students who also receive a Merit Scholarship in addition to the need-based aid.

  • Merit Scholarships, ranging between $600 to $25,000 per year, are available for full-time and half-time master's-degree seeking students. The 2020-2021 average Merit Scholarship is $8,773 for full-time master's-level students. Merit Scholarships for half-time master's level-enrollment are $1,500.

  • Seventy-six percent of the 2020 master's graduating class did not borrow loans while attending PTS. The average amount of seminary indebtedness for the entire 2019 graduating class was $7,533. The average indebtedness for the 24 percent of graduates who did borrow while attending PTS was $31,639. The average loan amount taken out by all PTS students for the 2020-2021 year was $10,714.

Explore the following links to learn more about and apply for financial aid.

> Cost of Attendance

> Types of Financial Aid

> How to Apply for Financial Aid

> Financial Aid Forms and Helpful Links

> Financial Aid News and Deadlines

> Financial Aid FAQs and Policies

> Debt Management

Contact Financial Aid

Have questions about aid at Pittsburgh Seminary? Contact us at 412-924-1384.