Affordable

Perfect For Any Budget

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The Certificate Program consists of four 16-week courses. Each course costs just $90 - about 80¢ a day! That includes the textbook, enrollment, tuition and shipping fees.
INSTE's costs are far below comparative costs at other accredited institutions. There is no need to go deeply in debt to prepare for Christian service.
The total cost of the Advanced Certificate Program, including enrollment fees, fees, tuition and books, and shipping is $2,880.*
This program consists of 12 courses and Beyond Academics as described in the catalog and on the website. Upon successful completion, the student will receive the Advanced Certificate in Bible and Theology.
The cost of each Advanced Certificate course is $240.
The total cost of the Diploma Program, including enrollment fees, fees, tuition and books, and shipping is $5,760.*
The Diploma program consists of 24 courses as described in the catalog and on the website. Upon successful completion of the Diploma Program, the student will receive the Diploma in Bible and Theology.
The cost of each Diploma course is $240.
The Associate of Arts in Bible and Theology program total cost is $3,780*
** Plus the cost of collateral reading materials. Upon completion, you will receive the Associate of Arts in Bible and Theology.
The cost of each Associate of Arts course is $315.
The Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Theology program’s total cost is $7,560*
** Plus the cost of collateral reading materials. Upon completion, you will receive the Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Theology.
The cost of each Bachelor of Arts course is $315.
* Plus the cost of the required Certificate program ($360).
** Plus application fee of $75. Costs for transferred general education credit not calculated.
General Fees
Audit Fee
Re-examination Fee
Semester Extension Fee
Transcript Fee
Transfer Credit Evaluation
Graduation Fee
Print Copy of Textbook
Electronic Copy of Textbook
Shipping and Handling (per book)
Level 1
$19
$25
$25
$5
$25
$10
$35
$20
$10
Level 2
$93.75
$25
$25
$5
$Varies*
$75
$33.50
$20
$10
Notes
Per course
Per course
Per student, Per course
Level 2 includes Level 1
Per course
Per course
Per course

*Evaluation of transfer credit for the diploma program, $50; for transfer of General Education courses $75 (to the degree program); evaluation of experiential learning, $50 INSTE reserves the right to change costs at any time.

Tuition covers costs of student enrollment, administration and supervision of the courses, grading exams and reporting of grades to the group leaders.

For information regarding our cancellation and refund policy please refer to page two of the following forms: Enrollment form for the Certificate Program, Enrollment form for our Diploma/Degree Program or the Application for Distance Leader Training.

Please see the catalog for more information.