TUITION & fINANCIAL aID

CAREY exists to empower faithful Christian leaders for every generation, every culture and every community. Fees are kept competitive in order to make theological education as accessible as possible. This is made possible through the generous support of churches from the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada, foundations, and interested friends.

Course registration and tuition is due two weeks prior to the start of class. If you are unable to meet this deadline, please submit a letter of appeal to the Student Life Office. Payment plans can be negotiated as needed.

 

TUITION BY PROGRAM


CERTIFICATE

$300

PER CREDIT

DIPLOMA

$400

PER CREDIT

MASTERS

$400

PER CREDIT

DOCTORAL

$500

PER CREDIT


SCHOLARSHIPS & fINANCIAL aID

Carey Theological College is committed to making theological education and ministry training as accessible as possible to men and women who are called by God to serve His Church. We understand that seminary study represents a significant commitment—in time and energy as well as financial resources. We are pleased that we are able to offer a variety of financial aid (FA) resources to help reduce the expense associated with study. 


PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP

Award amount:  100% of tuition, full program

*Tuition-only; textbooks, travel costs, fees and other expenses are not included. 

Description: The President's Scholarship is a merit-based competitive scholarship, fully covers tuition for the entire degree (to a maximum of 5 years). *Special consideration is given to MDiv students.  

Eligibility criteria 

  • New degree program student (or re-application) 
  • Full admission to MA, MDiv, or DMin 
  • Minimum 3.7 GPA (A-) in qualifying prior degree 
  • Active ministry involvement 
  • Strong academic English proficiency: students who graduate from a non-English qualifying prior degree program will be required to take the TOEFL or equivalent English assessment 
  • Students who graduated from a non-recognized or non-accredited qualifying institution may be required to take the GRE or a graduate-level study assessment 

Other requirements

  • Continuous study– masters: 1 course per term or 12 credits per year minimum; doctoral: 2 courses (6 credits) per year minimum 
  • Maintain 3.5 Masters and 3.7 Doctoral GPA at Carey 

Application Deadline: April 15




DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

Award amount: 50% of tuition, full program

*Tuition-only; textbooks, travel costs, fees and other expenses are not included. 

Description: The Dean's Scholarship is a merit-based competitive scholarship, that assists with tuition for the entire degree (to a maximum of 5 years). *Special consideration is given to MDiv students.

Eligibility criteria

  • New degree program student (or re-application) 
  • Full admission to MA, MDiv, or DMin 
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA (B+) in qualifying prior degree for masters students; minimum 3.5 GPA for DMin students 
  • Active ministry involvement 
  • Strong academic English proficiency: students who graduate from a non-English qualifying prior degree program will be required to take the TOEFL or equivalent English assessment 
  • Students who graduated from a non-recognized or non-accredited qualifying institution may be required to take the GRE or a graduate-level study assessment 

Other requirements

  • Continuous study– masters: 1 course per term or 12 credits per year minimum; doctoral: 2 courses (6 credits) per year minimum 
  • Maintain 3.3 Masters and 3.5 Doctoral GPA at Carey  

Application Deadline: April 15




CAREY STUDENT BURSARY

Award amount: 25% of tuition, 1 year

*Tuition-only; textbooks, travel costs, fees and other expenses are not included. 

Description: The Carey Student Bursary is a needs based (non-merit-based) subsidy availible to selected students in any ministerial degree or diploma.

Eligibility criteria

  • Full admission to a Carey ministerial program (MDiv, MACM—Pastoral, Diploma in Ministry—ordination track, DMin) 
  • Financial and related need  
  • Intention to take at least one course per semester for fall, winter, and spring, or a minimum of 9 credits for the upcoming academic year (minimum 6 credits for DMin students) 

Other requirements

  • Annual application; a new set of bursaries are assessed and awarded each academic year 
  • Maintain 2.7 GPA at Carey 

Application Deadline: June 1




Other aid & awards


CANADIAN STUDENT LOANS

Canadian students can apply for student loans through the province where they have been in residence for a minimum of 12 consecutive months, excluding time spent in full-time studies. In order to be eligible for a Canadian student loan, students must enrol in a minimum of 9 credit hours per term over the loan period. Students may contact the appropriate provincial authority to obtain Student Loan Applications.


TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS

Teaching Assistantships are available to selected students. T.A.’s, usually second or third year students, assist professors in various areas such as preparing bibliographies, cataloguing books, filing, monitoring classes, photocopying. Normally, the stipend is applied directly to the student's tuition fees, if 12 credit hours of study are being completed at the time.


CANADIAN BAPTIST OF WESTERN CANADA

Participating in the training of future ministers and the ongoing development of current ministers is an important to the collective work of the denomination. Students with the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada are advised that three types of student aid funds are available. Contact the Office of the Registrar for detailed information.


AWARDS & BURSARIES

Other awards, scholarships and assistance available to students within certain categories are listed in the Academic Catalogue and on the Carey website. For more information you may contact the Office of the Registrar.


Please view the ACADEMIC CATALOGUE for other details such as scholarship, financial aid, and other policies.