Types of Master's Financial Aid

Financial aid for the master's programs include the following. Click on each type for further explanation.

Cost of Attendance

To determine each student's financial need, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary uses the following tuition charges, fees, and expenses based on the average cost of living in Western Pennsylvania for the Fall and Spring semesters. Actual living expenses for each student will vary based on his/her standard of living, spending habits, and values.

2022-2023 FULL-TIME MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS, NINE-MONTH

Expense

Single/Efficiency

Multi-Room

Off-Campus

Tuition (27 credits)*$12,690$12,690

$12,690

Books$1,000$1,000$1,000
Comprehensive Student Fee$300$300$300
Rent$5,370**$8,640**$8,258
Food$3,373$3,373$3,373
Transportation$2,369$2,369$2,639
Miscellaneous***$7,754$7,754$7,754
Average Federal Loan Fee at PTS$132$132$132
Total$32,988$36,248$35,876

*  2022-2023 Master's Degree Tuition is $470 per credit.

** Average rent for unit category. Actual rates may vary depending on size of apartment.
*** Personal care, clothing, cable, telephone, etc.

PTS has the authority to use professional judgment to adjust the Cost of Attendance on a case-by-case basis to allow for special circumstances. The student should submit written explanation and documentation to be considered.

Federal guidelines consider consumer debt a lifestyle choice and does not include it in the eligibility calculations.