Tuition and Fees

Masters Doctor of Ministry Doctor of Philosophy

Masters Students

Due to the generosity of donors, many Brite students receive significant tuition assistance in the form of need-based tuition grants ranging from 70-100 percent of tuition. Outstanding applicants may be eligible for merit stipends in addition to full-tuition grants. These grants can substantially reduce a student’s cost of attendance as illustrated in the below sample scenario.

Brite’s premier scholarship awards provide full tuition and merit stipends ranging from $1,000-$10,000 annually.

Tuition cost per credit hour $1,000
Brite Student Association Fee $20
Divinity School Fee (9 or more hours)* $1,100
Community Auditor Fee $490

Masters Tuition and Fee Scenario

Tuition: 9 credit hours ($1,000 x 9) $9,000
Fees: ($1100 + $20 BSA Fee) $1,120
Total Gross Cost $10,120
Commonly awarded tuition grant (70%) ($6,300)
Net semester cost $3,820

*For part-time students (less than nine semester hours) the Divinity School Fee is $135 per semester hour and the BSA fee is $10.00.

Doctor of Ministry Students

Total Program Cost $13,200
Cost per semester/term $2,200

$13,200 is the total tuition cost for the three-year program, which is split into six equal payments of $2,200. After the first three years there is a modest continuing fee ($350) until completion the degree.

Doctor of Philosophy Students

Due to the generosity of donors, all admitted PhD students receive full tuition assistance and an annual merit stipend of $7,000.

Tuition cost per credit hour $1,000
Brite Student Association Fee $20
Divinity School Fee (9 or more hours)* $1,100

Doctor of Philosophy Tuition and Fee Scenario

Tuition: 9 credit hours ($985 x 9) $9,000
Fees: ($1100 + $20 BSA Fee) $1,120
Total Gross Cost $10,120
Commonly awarded tuition grant (100%) ($9,000)
Net semester cost $1,120

*For part-time students (less than nine semester hours) the Divinity School Fee is $135 per semester hour and the BSA fee is $10.00.

Tuition and Fees on this page are for the 2019-2020 academic year. Rates are effective beginning May 2019.