Tuition and Fees

Highlands College offers several different ministry training programs, with instruction offered in both daytime and evenings in a variety of ministry disciplines.

There is a $50 non-refundable application fee ($100 for international applicants). A $250 enrollment deposit must be submitted as part of the confirmation process once you have made a final decision to attend Highlands College. The enrollment deposit is applied toward your tuition and is non-refundable after the drop date for each semester.

Traditional Program

Certificate Program
Tuition $3,300 per semester
HC Fit $900 per semester
Degree Option
Tuition* $395 per credit hour
Technology Fee $150 per semester
HC Fit $900 per semester

*Degree students typically take 15 credit hours per semester at a tuition rate of $6,075 per semester.

Students who choose to pursue the degree option do not pay both Highlands College and Southeastern University tuition. Only the Degree Option tuition is paid, and those funds are submitted directly to Southeastern University. In addition, those pursuing the Degree Option are eligible to apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

EstimatedAnnual Cost of Attendance

To view an ESTIMATED ANNUAL COST OF ATTENDANCE for the Traditional Program, click below. Please note, all categories excluding Tuition, HC Fit, and Housing are estimations. Highlands College cannot guarantee the actual amounts spent, as amounts vary based upon the spending habits of individual students.

Traditional Program Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance

Evening Program

Core Plus
All components $1,500 per semester
MINL class only $750 per semester