Education can be expensive and financing can be challenging. ADC does everything possible to make studying affordable. In addition to generous bursaries and scholarships, we have one of the lowest seminary tuition rates in Canada and do not charge international student fees.

To help you in your planning we have provided some sample budgets for  Acadia Divinity College students below. For additional resources, visit Acadia University’s budgeting information page.

Full-Time Bachelor of Theology on Campus

Expenses
  • $4,810 8 months in Crowell Tower residence – double room & all meals and internet included
  • $4,490 8 month meal-plan (7 days a week option)
  • $7,323 full year tuition
  • $568 technology fee
  • $247 athletic & health services fees

$17,438 / year total

Income
  • $1,900 ADC financial assistance
  • $1,500 5-6 hours a week part-time work bursary program
  • $7,000 full-time summer employment income

$10,400 / year total

Full-Time Bachelor of Theology Off Campus

Off-campus options vary widely, depending on whether you rent a room, share a house, or have your own apartment. , The Acadia Students’ Union website provides details about off-campus housing options.

Expenses
  • $4,400 rent a room in a house in Wolfville (8 months)
  • $3,000 8 months of groceries ($375 a month to account for eating out as well)
  • $7,323 full year tuition
  • $568 technology fee
  • $247 athletic & health services fees

$15,538 / year total

Income
  • $1,900 ADC financial assistance
  • $1,500 5-6 hours a week part-time work bursary program
  • $3,500 10 hours a week off-campus employment
  • $7,000 full-time summer employment income

$13,900 / year total

Full-time Graduate Student Off Campus

Expenses
  • $6,400 8 months in one-bedroom apartment in Wickwire Place, everything included
  • $3,000 8 months of groceries @ $375 a month
  • $7,780 tuition
  • $568 technology fee
  • $247 athletic & health services fee

$17,995 / year total

Income
  • $4,000 Renewable Graduate Entrance Scholarship
  • $7,000 part-time local pastoral position
  • $7,000 full-time summer ministry employment

$18,000 / year total