Welcome to MU Seminary!
The information provided here pertains to seminary students enrolling at Multnomah University’s Portland campus or online courses for the first time in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021. Information for 2019-2020 is available here.
You must be enrolled in full-time credits (8+) to be considered for Multnomah institutional financial aid, and at least half-time (4+ credits) to receive a Federal Stafford Loan. Priority consideration is given to students who are admitted and have a valid FAFSA on file by August 1st.
Note: There is currently no aid available for the Doctor of Ministry or Master of Arts in Applied Theology programs.
Multnomah Financial Aid
|Amount||Type of Aid||Intended For||Details||Deadline|
|up to $2,000||Multnomah Grant||Full-time students with financial need||MU Grant is need-based and is determined by institutional methodology based on information from the FAFSA. Renewable 4 years depending on financial need.||August 1|
|$1,000||MU Continuation Scholarship||Multnomah University graduates (undergraduate), enrolled in full-time seminary||Must have graduated in 2009 or later. Scholarship is renewable.||August 1|
|Up to $3,000||Diversity Scholarship||Full-time students who embody Multnomah's vision for developing an intentionally diverse academic community||Additional application required. ||April 1|
|Up to $500||Seminary Church Matching Scholarship||Full-time Seminary students||MU will match one church’s contribution at rate of 50% up to $500 maximum. Additional application required.||October 1|
|$500||Campus Visit Scholarship||Any full-time Portland Campus student who has participated in a "qualified visit" to Multnomah's Portland campus.||A "qualified visit" is determined by the Admissions and Financial Aid departments. |
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Federal Financial Aid
|Amount||Type of Aid||Intended for||Details||Deadline|
|Up to $20,500||Stafford Loans - Unsubsidized||Students enrolled at least half-time||FAFSA required. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for current origination fee and interest rate. Amount is limited by cost of attendance||ASAP|
|$1,500||Federal Work-Study||Students with need according to FAFSA||FAFSA is required to determine Federal Work Study eligibility. Earnings through work are paid directly to student; allows for more on- and off-campus job opportunities.||ASAP|
2020-21 Tuition & Fees
Cost before financial aid
|Doctor of Ministry credits||$620/credit|
Fee structure (per semester)
|Student Government Associations Fee||$60|
|Parking Permit (for students parking on campus)||$40|