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Cost Calculator and Shopping Sheet

The purpose of this page is to provide a means for you to estimate the institutional costs associated with your Seminary education. You will also need to plan for your day-to-day and incidental living costs, such as recreation, laundry, phone, etc.

Last Updated: Aug 1, 2018

School-Related Expenses

Annual Tuition: $17,000.00
Approximate Total Fees: $1,400.00
Student Health Insurance:

Books: $1,470.00
Total School-Related Expenses:

Typical Living Expenses Please select a housing option above before using the living expenses section

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Institutional Grants and Fellowships (PTS Grant): $
Outside Grants and Scholarships* $ * must be documented to the Bursar's Office
Total Grants:
Federal Loans: $
Federal Work Study: $
Total Aid:
Total out-of-pocket amount:

Graduation Rate

Percentage of full-time PTS students who graduate from their program within 150% of the normal timeframe: 99%

Loan Default Rate

Percentage of borrowers entering repayment and defaulting on their loan.

Princeton Theological Seminary: 3.4%
National: 13.7%

Median Borrowing

Students who borrow at Princeton Theological Seminary typically take out $12,198 annually in Federal loans for their Seminary study. The Federal loan payment over 10 years for this amount is approximately $135 per month. Your borrowing may be different.

Repaying your loans

To learn about loan repayment choices and work out your Federal Loan monthly payment, go to:

For more information and next steps:

Princeton Theological Seminary
Financial Aid Office

64 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: (609) 497-7805