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Preparing Future Leaders through Affordable Education

We believe that education and theological studies should be attainable for students, no matter their budget. Our tuition and fees are kept as low as possible through a variety of efforts, including endowment-based giving, a small but impactful faculty, and cooperative partnerships with other higher-education institutions.

Tuition by Program

Annual tuition varies based on the program area. Below you’ll find an outline of costs for our diploma and master’s programs, with estimated annual costs noted for each. Please note tuition costs do not include textbooks or supplies, but estimated costs are included below.

January 1, 2020, through July 31, 2021, a special introductory rate of $200 per credit hour for new master’s students will be in effect.
The below base tuition cost will be appropriately affected by such.

Master of Arts | 42 Credits

  • Tuition (per credit hour) $250
  • Tuition (annual) $4,000 – $6,000
  • Program Application (one-time) $50
  • Registration Fee (per term) $20

Master of Divinity | 72 Credits

  • Tuition (per credit hour) $250
  • Tuition (annual) $10,000
  • Program Application (one-time) $50
  • Registration Fee (per term) $20
  • Annual Fees* $1,500

* Includes fees for adventure activities, arts activities, library access, parking, Bible software, and administration

Master of Theology | 36 Credits

  • Tuition (per credit hour) $250
  • Tuition (annual) $4,000 – $6,000
  • Program Application (one-time) $50
  • Registration Fee (per term) $20

Diploma of Christian Theology | 30 Credits

  • Tuition (per class) $250
  • Tuition (annual) $2,000
  • Program Application (one-time) $50
  • Registration Fee (per term) $20

Audit (Non-Credit)

  • Audit (per course) $100

Other Costs to Plan For

  • Books
  • Housing
  • Food
  • Transportation


Contact Us

Learn more about Yellowstone Theological Institute and our programs—including the Master of Arts, Master of Divinity, Master of Theology and Diploma of Christian Theology—as well as our location in Bozeman, Montana.

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You’re ready to join the YTI family and immerse yourself in a dynamic hands-on learning environment where believers of all backgrounds commune together. Come join the conversation and prepare to be a leader of the future church.

Financial Assistance and Scholarships

We set our tuition and fees with the intent to make our programs and degrees attainable for all students without going into debt. Accordingly, tuition scholarships are automatically considered and available for students who are accepted into our master’s programs. Scholarships are given based on a student’s academic achievements and GPA, as well as financial needs.

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