Estimated Costs for SPI 2015

Costs Payable Directly to SPI

Training Fee:
$1,150 per course

Academic Tuition:
($625/credit hour)
$1,975 per course

  • Includes $100 per course to cover course readers, special supplies, guest speakers, coffee breaks, snacks, etc.
  • Participants will pay either training fee or academic tuition per course taken.
  • A $300 deposit is due at the time you apply and is required as part of a complete application to be considered for admission. See here for more information.
  • Biblical Foundations for Justice and Peacebuilding and Leading Congregational Change are run by Eastern Mennonite Seminary. See the Seminary website for fees.
  • Changing Society through Media is a two-session course that is specially priced due to a limited number of spaces and lab fees to cover the use of EMU’s media lab, computers, and editing software. Cost is $4,500 for credit or training.

Lodging: (Includes weekday noon meal)
(see lodging calculator below for estimated lodging costs)
$50 per night
Shared bedroom:
$60 per night
Single bedroom:
$30-170 one way

Read more about travel-related costs for specific transportation costs.
Health Insurance:

SPI participants are required to have health insurance that is valid in the U.S. The cost of purchasing health insurance through SPI is $25 per session.
Read more about health insurance for more information.

Personal Funds Needed by Participants

Food: (estimated)
$12 per day

costs will be higher if not living on campus and receiving weekday lunch meal
Books: (estimated)

$50 per course
$150 per course

Non-credit participants (optional)
For-credit participants

Please account for other costs you may incur, such as visa and courier fees, gifts, entertainment, etc.

(Valid date selections: 5/1/2015 – 6/14/2015)

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