A first rate seminary education at an affordable price

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition

$250 per credit hour

Tuition with Partnership Program

$200 per credit hour

For students meeting one of the two following criteria:

  • ARBCA/TAARBC Church Partnership: The student must be and have been for at least the previous twelve months a member in good standing of an ARBCA and/or TAARBC (Texas Area Association of Reformed Baptist Churches) church.
  • Contributing Church Partnership: The student must be a member of a non-ARBCA or non-TAARBC church which provides financial support to IRBS Theological Seminary. The student must be a member in good standing of a non-ARBCA and/or non-TAARBC church for at least twelve months prior to participating in the partnership program. Please speak with Matt Stahl, the Director of Administration for more details on the CCP program and to see if you qualify.

*A pastoral letter and church recommendation will be required in the application for admission so as to give evidence of the students ecclesiastical standing.

Auditing Fee

$125 per credit hour

An Auditor attends the class, receives copies of handouts and class materials, and has access to the professor for follow-up discussion. An auditor may request to have his presence recorded after completion of the lectures. An auditor is not required to complete any class assignments.

Listener's Pass

$60 per credit hour

A Listener is a guest who only attends the class. No materials are distributed and the listener will have no formal access to professor, though he may ask questions during breaks.

Additional Fees:

Technology Fee

$50 per Fall and Spring semesters for all students

Library Fee

$25 per Fall and Spring semesters for all students

Commencement Fee


* IRBS Theological Seminary admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.