Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate theological institution located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1794, the seminary maintains a strong affiliation with the Presbyterian Church USA and maintains one of the largest theological libraries in the United States.
Created for the purpose of providing religious higher education to men and women preparing to become members of the clergy, the college offers Master’s and doctoral degree programs in such fields as divinity, ministry, sacred theology, philosophy and the arts. It grants Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Sacred Theology and Doctor of Ministry degrees.
Cost of tuition for academic year 2009-2010 for students enrolled in the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts and Master of Sacred Theology is US$10,080 for 36 term hours or US$280 per credit and for part-time students, US$300 per credit. For the Doctor of Ministry degree, the cost of tuition is US$300 per credit plus an annual continuation fee after five years of US$200. Tuition cost of students pursuing a Ph.D. is determined by the University of Pittsburgh. Required fees vary according to the degree program the student is enrolled in.
Those who want to avail of on-campus housing have to pay an additional cost for rent. This cost will vary depending on the facility chosen – whether it be a suite in a residential hall or an apartment type of dwelling.
Financial aid in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships to qualified students is extended by the college to help its students pay for their cost of attendance.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.