Students must hold a bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 2.5, as a prerequisite to registering for a course as a limited enrollee or an auditor. An official transcript showing evidence of an earned bachelor’s degree is required. Prospective students must submit a statement of purpose along with this application.
Limited Enrollment students will be permitted to enroll for no more than two courses in a given semester – six credits maximum. the student must gain the approval of the instructor prior to registering for the course(s). When an adjunct professor is instructing the course, the student must gain the approval of the dean of the seminary. If a class has a prerequisite that has not been taken,
the student will not be permitted to register. students must take the course for a letter grade – pass/fail is not permitted. limited enrollment students are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 while taking seminary classes.
The maximum number of credits a student may attempt/earn in limited enrollment status is twelve. When a limited enrollment student has attempted/completed twelve credits of coursework, they must either apply for matriculation in an academic program, if qualified, or end their seminary studies. Limited enrollment students must complete the registration form in full. The limited enrollment fee is equivalent to the regular class fee times the number of credits. in addition, there is a non-refundable student fee. limited enrollment students are not eligible for scholarships or for student loans and must pay for courses prior to enrollment.
- Full payment is due upon registration – no limited enrollment student will be processed without payment.
- No limited enrollment student may register for a course beyond the second week of the term.
- Only classes with space available, below the cap, will be open to limited enrollees.
Class auditing is presence in a classroom without receiving academic credit or a letter grade. New Brunswick Theological Seminary permits the auditing of regularly scheduled classes with the instructor’s approval. the extent of participation must be arranged and approved by the course instructor. when an adjunct professor is instructing the course, the auditing student must gain the approval of the dean of the seminary. auditing students must complete the registration form in full. The audit fee is one half of the regular class fee times the number of credits. in addition, there is a non-refundable registration fee.
- Full payment is due upon registration – no auditing student will be processed without payment.
- no auditing student may register for a course beyond the second week of the term.
- only classes with space available, below the cap, will be open to auditors; auditing may not be appropriate for all courses even if class seats are available.
Auditors will be invited to participate in class activities at the discretion of the instructor; however, the instructor is not required to evaluate in any way class activities and projects. auditors may not take quizzes and examinations and will not receive a grade. An individual auditing a course will not be permitted to change his or her audit status to a credit status. Individuals who are auditing a course and are not enrolled in any courses as credit students will not be entitled to any of the services or privileges provided to currently enrolled students.
Tuition and Fees 2016-2017
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|Graduate: M.DIV & M.A.
(Includes: Non-Degree, Non-Traditional & Limited Enrollment)
|Tuition including Field Education||$565.00 per credit hour|
|Auditing Fee||$ 282.50 per credit hour|
|Registration & Activity Fees|
|Per Semester (Full-Time)||$565.00 12.0+ credits|
|Per Semester (Part-Time)||$282.50 < 12.0 credits|
|Part-Time Intensive (All Master’s Levels)||$169.50|
|Limited Enrollment & Auditing||$169.50|
|Late Registration Fee||$100.00|
|Late Covenant Fee||$100.00|
|Transfer Credit Fee||$25.00 per credit hour|
|Advanced Standing Fee||$25.00 per credit hour|
|Advanced Standing Examination Fee||$75.00 per credit hour|
|Post Graduate: Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
Pastoral Care and Counseling (2014-2017)
|Tuition Years I & II||$5,000.00 annually, payable by trimester|
|Tuition Year III||$2,500.00 annually, payable by trimester|
|Post Graduate: Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
Pastoral Care and Counseling (2015-2018)
|Tuition Years I & II||$5,500.00 annually, payable by trimester|
|Tuition Year III||$2,750.00 annually, payable by trimester|
|Tuition||$300.00 per class|
|Auditing Fee||$150.00 per class|
|Registration Fee||$50.00 per semester|
|Late Registration Fee||$30.00 per semester|
|Parking Permit||$50.00 annually, per vehicle fall-spring
$15 annually, per vehicle (weekends only)
|Continuation Fee||$565.00 per semester
(all graduate and post graduate level programs)
|Transcript Fee||$5.00 per copy|
|Return Check Fee||$40.00 per returned check|
|Deferred Payment Plan Fee||$30.00|
|Lost Book Fee||$60.00*|
*The Library Lost Material Fee may be waived by returning the item or by the student donating a newly purchased copy to the Library. If the last option is invoked, a $10 processing fee will be charged.
TUITION REFUND POLICY
Students who wish to drop a course or withdraw from the Seminary, having provided written notification and secured the requisite approval (such as authorized Add/Drop form), shall be entitled to a refund (fees are non-refundable) according to the following categories:
FIRST-TIME STUDENTS ** enrolled at NBTS who are also recipients of Title IV Federal Financial Aid are eligible for a refund if they drop or withdraw having provided written notification and secured the requisite approval (such as authorized add/drop for m or formal withdrawal via petition), prior to the completion of 60 percent of the semester.
Refunds are calculated based on the following schedule:
|Drop before the first day of semester/term:||100%|
|Drop within: first week of classes:||90%|
|Second week of classes:||80%|
Petition to Withdraw by:
|third week of classes||70%|
|fourth week of classes||60%|
|fifth week of classes||50%|
|sixth week of classes||50%|
|seventh week of classes||40%|
|After the seventh week||0%|
**Note: Federal regulations define a first-time student as 1) one who has not previously attended at least one class at the institution or 2) has received a refund of 100 percent of tuition and fees under the institution’s refund policy for previous attendance at the institution. A student remains a first-time student until the student either 1) withdraws, drops out, or is expelled from the institution after attending at least one class, or 2) completes the period of enrollment for which the student has been charged.