Western Seminary is affordable

Western Seminary delivers the highest caliber of theological education on campus or via online studies, ensuring that students enjoy Gospel-centered training that’s entirely trustworthy and globally accessible. Don’t settle for anything less.

High-quality training comes at a cost, and we’ll do our best to ensure that cost doesn’t stop you from taking your next steps in ministry education with us. Our Financial Aid Office now offers two aid awards to students who demonstrate real financial need and commitment to training. Please be aware that most recipients will qualify for a percentage of aid in the middle of the thresholds below, and a rare few will receive the maximum.


Western Seminary Grant

A scholarship that pays

1-20%

of tuition costs

Required Estimated Family Contribution (EFC):

<$5000


President’s Pathway Scholarship *

A scholarship that pays

21-100%

of tuition costs

Required Estimated Family Contribution (EFC):

<$1000

* The applicant must be a new student, and also serve as leader in a paid or unpaid ministry role, with authority to direct others and bring about change.


Those who are not eligible for these grants may also apply for Federal Direct Loans or other scholarships, or utilize an interest-free monthly payment plan to pay tuition costs. Visit the financial aid page for more information on these and other programs.

Get in Touch

Shelle Riehl
Shelle Riehl
Director of Financial Aid
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503.517.1814
Ashley Mitchell
Ashley Mitchell
Financial Aid Counselor
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503.517.1819