The Institute of Buddhist Studies sets its tuition and fees in accordance with the Graduate Theological Union. Please see the GTU website for the most up-to-date tuition and fee schedule.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notification.
2020-2021 Tuition and Fees
|Tuition or Fee||Amount|
|Degree Program Application fee (non-refundable)||$40|
|Certificate Program Application fee (non-refundable)||$15|
|Please note: application fee is payable to GTU for MA degree and Buddhist Chaplaincy Certificate, and to IBS for all other degree and certificate programs.|
|Fieldwork tuition||$800/3 units, see catalog for details.|
|MA Continuing Fee||$4530|
|Leave of Absence fee||$100/semester|
|Late registration fee||$100|
|Change in enrollment (after second week of semester, per change)||$50|
|Please note: for example, dropping a class and adding another is considered 2 changes|
|Payable to IBS or GTU, depending on program.|
Please note: there will be an additional charge for binding a total of four copies of the thesis required for the MA (Buddhist Studies) degree program.
|Certificate completion fee||$50|
|Change of incomplete to letter grade||$50|
|Transcript fee (per copy)||$5|
|Please note: only students who have withdrawn in accord with stated policies may be reinstated (see catalog for details)|