Financial Information 

The Seminary is guided by its principle of charging affordable and comparatively low fees for theological education. These charges do not reflect the full per-student costs to the Seminary.

Fees are based on CREDIT HOUR rather than TERM. They can be made payable by cash/cheque in SGD, with no charge of Goods and Services Tax. 

Course

Fee

Baptist Member

Advanced Diploma / Bachelor level

$105 per credit hour

$80 per credit hour

Graduate Diploma / Masters level  

$125 per credit hour

$95 per credit hour

Audit

$150 nett

 

Lay Leadership

$75 per course

 

Fees are subsidised through the support that the Seminary receives from Baptist churches and individual contributors from Singapore and overseas. However, they are reviewed and adjusted annually.

For new students, the following fees apply:

Application Fee

$30

Student Card

$10

Assessment Fee

$50

The following fees are one-time payment and are non-refundable. 

Late Registration Fee

$25

Late Payment Fee

$25

Graduation Fee:

Advanced Diploma / B.Th.

$120

Graduate Diploma / Masters

$120

Transcript Fee

$10 (first set free)

Transcript Postage

$3 (overseas)

Reinstatement Fee

$50

Supplementary Fee:

Registration Fee

$30

Library Use

$30

Course Add/Drop Fee

$25



Other Cost Factors

Medical Examination

$50

Hepatitis B Vaccination

$75

Security Deposit

(refundable)


Country

Rate per Person

Form of Security Deposit

Malaysia & Brunei

NA

Not Required

Bangladesh, Myanmar, People's Republic of China & India

$5,000

Banker’s Guarantee* from any established banks in Singapore or Cashier’s Order

Indonesia, Philippines & Thailand

$1,000

Banker’s Guarantee* or Cashier’s Order or NETS (Network for Electronic Transfers)

Others

$1,500

 *Banker's Guarantee may be secured either by cashier's order or through insurance coverage. The Bank charges $5 for issuing a cashier's order.

If insurance coverage is opted, the following charges apply:

Guarantee Amount: SGD 5,000

Bond Duration

Up to 16 mths

Up to 28 mths

Up to 52 mths

Premium

S$207

S$331.20

S$464

Guarantee Amount: SGD 1,500 or 1,000

Bond Duration

Up to 16 mths

Up to 28 mths

Up to 52 mths

Premium

S$167

S$251.20

S$364

Premium is inclusive of GST

• Student Visa (if required)
Single-entry $30
Multiple-entry $30

• Student Pass
Fee per issuance $60
Fee per application (new or renewal) $30

• Personal Expenses (monthly estimate)
Housing $350 (twin-sharing per person)
Food & Transportation $550

• Insurance (hospital & surgical)
Individual $120

Refund

If a student wish to withdraw from studying in BTS, the Seminary will only refund the course fees, and with a less $10 admin fee and/or bank charges.

If student’s written notice of withdrawal is received: % of Tuition Fees

More than 7 days before the Term Commencement Date

100%

Before, but not more than 7 days before the Term Commencement Date

90%

Not more than 3 days after the Term Commencement Date

80%

More than 3 days and less than 7 days after the Term Commencement Date

50%

More than 7 days after the Term Commencement Date

0%

less $10 admin fee and/or bank charges.

 
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