At Truett Seminary, affordability is central to our mission. We are committed to helping our students receive an excellent seminary education at a manageable price. We ensure an affordable education for all students at Truett Seminary through scholarships, financial aid, and a low cost of tuition.

Master of Divinity $259 per hour $595 per hour
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry $309 per hour $595 per hour
Master of Theological Studies $763 per hour $863 per hour
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*Truett Seminary's basic tuition rate is $863 per hour before scholarships are applied. Final tuition cost is calculated after the student files a Church Certification form which certifies membership at a Baptist church.

Required Fees: $923/semester
Books and supplies: $500 (estimate)

Student Life Center: $448/semester

This fee allows access to all recreational areas of the Student Life Center. Please review SLC building use policies for additional information (fee is reduced for summer term).

Athletic Events: $212/semester

This fee allows students to attend all Baylor home athletic events, with the exception of post-season events.

Vehicle Permit: $350/year

This fee allows students to park in student-designated spots in campus parking areas/garages from August thru August of following year.

Student Health Center:

All Truett students registered in the current school session have access to the Baylor University Health Services/Medical Clinic located at the Student Life Center for the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and illnesses. Please visit their website for a full list of services and additional information.

Baylor University Shuttle (BUS):

The Baylor University Shuttle (BUS) is free of charge to all Truett students. It is a fixed route transportation system operated by Waco Transit in cooperation with the Baylor Department of Parking and Transportation Services.


Truett Seminary's scholarships are made possible by the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and numerous other generous donors. Scholarship values are limited to 93 attempted hours total including transferred credit, credit by exam, and failed courses. Baptist students and students in the dual or joint degree programs may be eligible to receive tuition scholarships beyond 93 attempted hours. Married couples attending Truett together may also be eligible to receive additional scholarships.

Admission and Scholarship Awarding Process:
Student receives letter of acceptance
Student pays $300 enrollment deposit by check or online.
Truett scholarships are awarded and an award letter is mailed to the student.
Degree-seeking Baptist students enrolling at Truett file a Church Certification Form to receive the Baptist student scholarship (This award will apply to all terms within the current academic year).

Featured Scholarship
  • Baptist Church Matching Scholarship
    Baylor University will match on a dollar-for-dollar basis, not to exceed $1,000 in an academic year, scholarship funds given to Baptist students from a Baptist church, state Baptist convention or Baptist-affiliated program. Duly authorized Baptist church leaders must certify a statement for each check in order to request matching funds. The Baptist Church Matching form can be found (here).. Checks and statements must be received by the Cashier's Office in order for matching funds to be applied. Matching funds are available for fall and spring semesters for full-time students in good standing. Matching funds are not available for the summer term.

Please note: The University reserves the right to change tuition, fees, scholarships, requirements and regulations without notice.