COVENANT THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI

Saint Louis, MissouriLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1956Established Year
  517Enrollment

Covenant Theological Seminary Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Covenant theological seminary was founded in 1956. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Seminary offers postbaccalaureate, and master’s degrees to national and international students. These programs are available in online, offline and hybrid formats. The admissions take place semester wise.

Covenant Theological Seminary Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingSub Urban
Establishment Year1956
No. of Campuses1
No. of Residence Halls3
Applications AcceptedOnline/Offline
Work-StudyAvailable
Student:Faculty ratio5:1
Mode of ProgramFull time, online, and hybrid

Covenant Theological Seminary Programs and Residence

  • The seminary offers masters, doctoral and graduate certificate courses in theological and divine studies. There are 7 masters, 1 doctoral and 1 graduate certificate courses available. Two new courses are introduced including MA (Biblical & Theological Studies) and MA Ministry.
  • Covenant Seminary’s on-campus apartments in St. Louis County offer affordable living for single students and families. The residence offers both private and shared rooms in 2-3 bedroom apartments. Affordable Off-campus residence is also offered in various apartments owned by the Seminary.

Covenant Theological Seminary Application Process

  • Application: Applications can be made online. The application fee is 50 USD.
  • Application deadline: February intake- June 1: fall semester, or November 1: spring semester enrolment.
  • General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official programme completion certificate, mark sheets, English language Scores, certificate and declaration of finances.
  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, Insurance documentation, Valid student Visa.
  • English Language ability test: Minimum English test scores required for admission are given below:
English proficiency testsUGPG
IELTS (Academic)6.0 with at least 5.5 in each component.6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 component in each.
Internet-based TOEFL (iBT)Minimum 78 with a score of 2088 with a writing score of 20
Pearson PTE Academic55 with a minimum score of 51 in any component62 with not less than 51 for each communicative skill

Note: The students may be asked to take additional courses in written and spoken English until their skills are found to be adequate.

Covenant Theological Seminary Cost of Attendance

The cost of living for an international student includes expenses, such as tuition, accommodation, books, supplies, transport, and others.

Tuition fee

Fees: New fees structure applies from May 1, 2019. A fee of 100USD is charged for each term enrollment (Spring, Summer, Fall). It covers the Administration/Enrollment, Infrastructure-Technology, and Activity fee. For January enrollments a fee of 60USD is charged.

Course categoryTuition/credit hour (USD)
Summer, Fall, Jan-term & Spring (except DMin & ThM)525.00
Students 60 years or older (except DMin & ThM)262.50
Master of Theology & Doctor of Ministry Programs620.00
Audit48.00

Accommodation Cost

Weekly on-campus accommodation cost:

Accommodation typeCost (USD)/month
Family units3 Bedroom - 960 - 985 2 Bedroom - 800
Single Student UnitsPrivate Bedroom - 435 Shared Bedroom - 320

Note: Students can also apply for Off-campus Seminary owned apartments.

Covenant Theological Seminary Financial Aid

  • International students can apply for The Mission to the World Awards (MTW). It is a 50% tuition award provided by Covenant Seminary. Students studying through online mode can also apply for this award.
  • International Students Grants are also provided by the Seminary. The students who wish to minister in their home countries or countries outside the USA can apply for these grants.
  • Various Donor-Funded Scholarships are also available for international students.
Find a Program

Master of Divinity [M.Div]

FULL TIME | ONLINE
$ 17,3251st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

$ 8,6621st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,4371st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

Doctor of Ministry [D.Min]

PART TIME | ONLINE
$ 6,2001st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Nov 01

Application Deadline

Master of Divinity [M.Div]

FULL TIME | ONLINE
$ 17,3251st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

$ 8,6621st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,4371st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

Master of Arts [M.A] Ministry

PART TIME | ONLINE
$ 7,2181st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

Doctor of Ministry [D.Min]

PART TIME | ONLINE
$ 6,2001st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Nov 01

Application Deadline

$ 11,2001st YEAR
FEES

3 YEARS

Course Duration

Jun 01

Application Deadline

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Covenant Theological Seminary Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population517
FAFSA CodeG04707
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$14,175 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Attendance Cost

$14,175

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$14,175 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
41937742-
+1-314-434-4044
TELEPHONE
12330 Conway Road
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