Brite Divinity School
Description of PhD Program
Tuition & Housing Costs
COST AND FEES 2020-2021
Doctor of Philosophy Students
Due to the generosity of donors, all admitted PhD students receive full tuition assistance and an annual merit stipend of $7,000.
|Tuition cost per credit hour||$1,000|
|Brite Student Association Fee||$20|
|Divinity School Fee (9 or more hours)*||$1,100|
Doctor of Philosophy Tuition and Fee Scenario
|Tuition: 9 credit hours ($985 x 9)||$9,000|
|Fees: ($1100 + $20 BSA Fee)||$1,120|
|Total Gross Cost||$10,120|
|Commonly awarded tuition grant (100%)||($9,000)|
|Net semester cost||$1,120|
*For part-time students (less than nine semester hours) the Divinity School Fee is $135 per semester hour and the BSA fee is $10.00.
Tuition and Fees on this page are for the 2019-2020 academic year. Rates are effective beginning May 2019.
Students in the PhD program receive Tuition Grants from Brite Divinity School equivalent to 100% of tuition for four years of study. Annual stipends of $7,000 are awarded to students for the first four years of study. Stipend funding also supports one semester’s experience as a Teaching Assistant. Further information is available from the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
Charles Fischer Catholic Associate Professor of New Testament and Latino/a Church Studies
Timothy J. Sandoval
Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible
Hispanic Centers and Programs
The Center aids in recruitment of Latina/o students at Brite; coordinates programs for the Divinity School and community; sponsors continuing education seminars and workshops for Latina/o pastors; and networks with Latina/o pastors in the community, including licensed ministers. The programs and services are provided to Hispanic pastors and theological students regardless of their denominational heritage. There is a close working relationship with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Anglo and Hispanic, at the local, regional and national levels.
Library Resources-Special Collections
• Intersection Lectures
• Crossing Borders Conference
• Licensed Ministry for Hispanics
• Brite Latina/o Students
Gregory Lee Cuéllar
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Gwinnett Medical Center – Duluth, Georgia
The HTI person to contact for information on PhD studies at Brite Divinity School is:
Name: Dr. Jeffrey Williams
Title(s): Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness Officer, and Associate Professor of American Religious History
Phone: (817) 257-7500