Tuition and fees

Course tuition and fees for 2020–21

Regular tuition per credit hour

$530

Audit tuition per credit hour — AMBS graduates $92

Audit tuition per credit hour — regular

$126
Independent study tuition per credit hour $566
Student services fee per credit hour (applies to all tuition types) $20

Tuition for each semester, including student services fee (12 credit hours)

$6,600

Tuition cost for one year of full-time study: 27 credit hours (including 12 credit hours per semester plus 3 Intensive Term credit hours and corresponding student services fees)

$14,850

Registrar and student fees/discounts for 2020–21

Application fee (nonrefundable) $50
Course change fee (after close of registration) $40
Deferred tuition payment plan setup fee $16
Late payment fee (tuition/rent not paid on time); monthly charge for past-due accounts $40
MDiv Thesis Extension fee (equal to one credit hour) $530
Ministry and Mission Experience (MME) fee per credit hour $530
Registration fee (charged each term for returning admitted students only) $100
Early registration discount (for returning admitted students only) ($100)

Course tuition and fees for 2021–22

Regular tuition per credit hour

$540

Audit tuition per credit hour — AMBS graduates $92

Audit tuition per credit hour — regular

$128
Independent study tuition per credit hour $576
Student services fee per credit hour (applies to all tuition types) $20

Tuition for each semester, including student services fee (12 credit hours)

$6,720

Tuition cost for one year of full-time study: 27 credit hours (including 12 credit hours per semester plus 3 Intensive Term credit hours and corresponding student services fees)

$15,120

Registrar and student fees/discounts for 2021–22

Application fee (nonrefundable) $50
Course change fee (after close of registration) $40
Deferred tuition payment plan setup fee $16
Late payment fee (tuition/rent not paid on time); monthly charge for past-due accounts $40
MDiv Thesis Extension fee (equal to one credit hour) $540
Ministry and Mission Experience (MME) fee per credit hour $540
Registration fee (charged each term for returning admitted students only) $100
Early registration discount (for returning admitted students only) ($100)

Payment of tuition and fees

Admitted students: 

  • Payment of tuition and fees is due at the beginning of each term. Payment may be made online by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) or by check sent to Business Office, AMBS, 3003 Benham Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46517.
  • Students who are taking four or more credit hours a semester may apply to pay tuition and fees in installments by contacting the Business Office Manager (audit hours do not qualify). Late payments are subject to a late fee.
  • Full-time study consists of nine or more credit hours per semester. Students with a full-time load take from nine to 14 hours per semester, with 12 hours being a typical load.
  • All admitted students may apply for AMBS need-based financial aid.
  • Returning/continuing students are charged a $100 registration fee at the beginning of each term. If they register by the early registration date noted on the Academic Calendar for that term, they receive a $100 early registration discount, which offsets this fee. (The registration fee and the early registration discount do not apply to newly admitted or nonadmitted students.)

Nonadmitted students and graduates:

  • Payment of tuition and fees is due at the time of registration. Payment may be made online by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) or by check sent to Business Office, AMBS, 3003 Benham Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46517.
  • Financial aid and payment plans are not available.