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Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of full time attendance (for students enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours) at the School of Divinity for the 2015-2016 academic year is:

Tuition $19,720
Fees $    746
Housing** $  7,600
Meals*** $  3,860
Books & Supplies*** $  1,000
Personal Expenses*** $  1,500
Transportation*** $  1,500
Student Health Insurance* $  2,692
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance $38,790

 

For students enrolled in fewer than nine (9) semester hours or in Exploratory status:

Cost Per Hour $778

 

To audit a course:  

Cost Per Hour $85  

  

*Subject to change. Health insurance is required as a condition of enrollment for full-time, degree-seeking domestic  graduate students and all international students with F or J visas (full information regarding eligibility can be found on the FAQ page). Students who demonstrate coverage that meets criteria may waive the insurance provided by WFU. Information on the waiver process can be found on the Enrollment / Waivers page. Certain part-time students are not eligible. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact studentinsurance@wfu.edu. Health insurance premiums are based off age bands.

** Room expenses reflect 9 month average of single bedroom apartments as specified by 5 local apartment complexes in close proximity to campus. An estimated $220 per month for utilities has been included. Figure has been rounded to nearest $50.

*** Meal expenses for residence hall and off-campus apartment students are based on $18.38 per day for thirty weeks. For students living at home, the amount reflects one-third of the residence hall and off-campus amounts. An investigation of food allowances at comparable schools in the southeast reveals our food allowance to be fair. Book and supplies expenses are based on an average yearly cost as estimated by the WFU bookstore and the WFU Divinity Student COA Survey. The amount for part-time enrollment is a pro-rated amount based on the assumption that full-time enrollment includes 3 classes per term. All classes taken for credit toward the student’s degree are included in the determination of this COA component. Personal expenses for residence hall and off-campus apartment students are based on $7.15 per day for thirty weeks, rounded to the nearest $10. For students living at home, the amount reflects two-thirds of the residence hall and off-campus amounts. Transportation expenses for residence hall and off-campus apartment students are based on $50 per week for thirty weeks. For students living at home, the amount reflects one-half of the residence hall and off-campus amounts.