Student Financial Services

Additional 2022–23 Graduate Fees

Administrative
  • Application fee (MA, MBA, MFA, MS): $50
  • Application fee (EdD and PhD, School of Education): $50
  • Application fee (PhD, School of Psychology, Family, and Community): $75
  • Application fee (School of Health Sciences): $65
  • Technology fee: $110 per quarter for 11+ credits / $10 per credit for 10 credits or less
  • Matriculation fee: $175
    An admitted student who subsequently registers for courses is considered a matriculated student. This matriculation fee is assessed only once at the time of an admitted student’s initial registration; it covers the costs associated with initial advising, registration, and maintaining the student’s academic file over the duration of his or her stay at Seattle Pacific.(An academic file may contain admission records, transcripts, and evaluations of the coursework from other institutions, academic appeals, graduation check sheet, etc.)

  • Credit-by-examination or challenge fees
    • Per-course examination fee: $100
    • Per-credit-hour fee: $60
  • Dissertation fee: Varies
  • Thesis binding, per copy: Varies
  • Replacement Falcon Card fee (for lost, stolen, or damaged card): $25
  • Official transcript fee: $12.50 
Parking, per quarter

Parking rates are listed here

Any vehicle maintained, owned, or operated by an SPU student or employee must be registered with the Office of Safety and Security if it is to be parked on SPU's campus, including city streets. Registration/application forms are available online and in person. 

Any changes in parking status must be reported to Safety and Security within 10 days of the change by calling 206-281-2922. Parking refunds are calculated in accordance with the tuition-refund policy. 

Note: If you completely withdraw from the University, you must inform Safety and Security to be eligible for a refund of your parking fees.

Medical insurance fees

Change in student health insurance: The Affordable Care Act has changed SPU’s ability to offer health insurance to our students. Unfortunately, this means there will not be a health insurance plan offered to domestic (American) undergraduates or graduate students for the 2020-21 academic year.

In accordance with the national health care reform, Washington state has launched the Washington Health Benefit Exchange to assist people in obtaining affordable individual health insurance. These will be individual plans, not plans offered by SPU.

All students studying at SPU on a visa are required to enroll in the University student medical insurance plan year-round (including vacation periods). Exceptions to this policy require documentation of a comparable health care plan. Undocumented students may contact the International Student Services office for medical insurance information and guidance. 

Waivers may be obtained only at Health Services and must be completed by the fifth day of the quarter. 

Student who have not received a waiver will automatically be charged the health insurance premium fee. Though health insurance for students' dependents is not required, it is strongly recommended and can be purchased directly through the SPU insurance vendor. 

Certification and other program fees

College of Arts and Sciences

School of Education

School of Health Sciences

School of Theology/Seattle Pacific Seminary

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