To help you plan your budget for seminary, we suggest setting aside around $2,100 each month. That includes rent, utilities, groceries (for a married couple with no children), tuition, books, and fees for one spouse taking nine credit hours.
A student who is a member of a Southern Baptist church receives a substantial tuition discount. SBTS offers scholarships and will connect you with a number of prospective employers who participate in tuition assistance programs. These companies offer the flexibility to schedule your work assignments around your classroom responsibilities.
Southern has a number of apartments on campus and next to campus designed to accommodate one resident or a family with children. Most units have washer and dryer hook-ups. Monthly rent includes water, trash removal, internet access and cable TV. Residents are responsible for electricity charges.