Understand Tuition

Understand your tuition and fees

We know how important it is to understand the costs of furthering your education. We try to make it easy by outlining exactly what you should expect. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at fin.aid@cts.edu.

Tuition and fees valid from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. Subject to change after June 30, 2024.

wdt_ID Description Fee
1 Tuition (per credit hour) $710
2 Application Fee (masters degrees and DMin) $50
3 Application Fee (PhD) $100
4 Off-Campus Fee
(per credit hour, for approved courses completed at other institutions)
5 Practicum Fee $500
6 Graduate Residency Fee (per month)
• Part-time
• Full-time

7 Student Association Fee (per semester, fall and spring)
• Part-time
• Full-time

8 Technology Fee (per semester, fall, spring and summer) $85
9 Counseling Capstone Fee $70
10 DMin Project Fee $150
11 Continuation Fee
• DMin

12 Deferred Payment Fee $75
13 Late Registration Fee $100
14 Incomplete Fee $30
15 Background Check Fee (required for admission) $42
16 Graduation Fee $150
17 Returned Check Fee
• First check
• Second check

After the second returned check, no further personal checks will be accepted.

18 Binding Fee
• First two (required) copies
• Each additional copy

19 Standard Refund Percentage Schedule
• Week 1
• Week 2
• Week 3
• Week 4
• Week 5
• After Week 6

Refunds for summer are made on the basis of one day equals one week in the above schedule.


**The cost of attendance is not a bill. It is an estimate of tuition, fees, books, and supplies, living expenses, transportation costs, loan fees and modest personal expenses. Your actual costs will depend upon your choices of housing and other expenses. Your Cost of Attendance includes direct costs such as Tuition and Fees which are paid directly to the school and indirect costs such as books and supplies, living expenses, transportation costs, loan fees and personal expenses which are not paid to the school. *Your annual cost of attendance is based on full-time enrollment, if you are enrolled less than full-time, your annual cost of attendance may be less than the full-time costs.

Cost of Attendance 2023-2024 $36,246
Tuition and Fees $12,990
Books and Supplies $ 2368
Living Expenses (Food and Housing) $17,147
Transportation $ 1236
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $ 2287
Loan Fees $ 218

Tuition payment policy

All net* tuition and fees are to be paid in full prior to the beginning of each semester.

Failure to comply with the payment requirement will result in all courses being dropped on the day after the payment deadline date.

*Net is calculated by adding tuition and fees together then subtracting any anticipated or disbursed scholarships, grants and/or federal loans.


CTS is approved for veterans’ benefits.