Tuition, Fees, & Scholarships

At DKU, we have competitive U.S.-based tuition rates and generous scholarships for students.

Tuition Rates

Undergraduate (per credit hour)Graduate (per credit hour)
$360.00$590.00

Program Fees

Program Fees include the following:

Application $ 100.00
Technology Fee per credit hour $ 10.00
Graduation$ 150.00
Duplicate Transcripts (two copies) $ 30.00
Withdrawal/Course Change$100.00

Scholarships

DKU also offers a number of scholarships to help students afford the program based on merit and various student characteristics. You may apply for any of the applicable scholarships by contacting your recruiter.

Founder’s Scholarship

One full scholarship to include tuition and fees per year for each program.  Students must apply for this scholarship and describe their intended degree and how they will use the degree.  Student tuition and fees will be covered.  Student will be responsible for covering the costs of books.  This scholarship is not stackable.

President’s Scholarship

One scholarship of 75% off tuition per year for each program. Students must apply for this scholarship and describe their intended degree and how they will use the degree.  Student will be responsible for covering the costs of 25% of tuition, fees, and books.  This scholarship is not stackable.

Provost’s Scholarship

Two scholarships of 50% off tuition per year for each program.  Students must apply for this scholarship and describe their intended degree and how they will use the degree.  Student will be responsible for covering the costs of 50% of tuition, fees, and books.  This scholarship is not stackable.

Pastor’s Scholarship

  • Small Church (less than 250 Members) – 45%:  Scholarship towards the ministry programs or a program approved by the Provost to support a minister financially.  This scholarship is not stackable.
 Associate’sBachelor’sMaster’sDoctorate
Tuition21,60043,20021,24025,400
Scholarship9,72019,4409,55811,430
Reduced Annual Tuition5,3465,3468,7626,287
Reduced Total Tuition11,88023,76011,68213,970
  • Medium Church (251 – 500 Members) – 40%:  Scholarship towards the ministry programs or a program approved by the Provost to support a minister financially.  This scholarship is not stackable.
 Associate’sBachelor’sMaster’sDoctorate
Tuition21,60043,20021,24025,400
Scholarship8,64017,2808,49610,160
Reduced Annual Tuition5,8325,8329,5586,858
Reduced Total Tuition12,96025,92012,74415,240
  • Large Church (>501 Members) – 35%:  Scholarship towards the ministry programs or a program approved by the Provost to support a minister financially.  This scholarship is not stackable.
 Associate’sBachelor’sMaster’sDoctorate
Tuition21,60043,20021,24025,400
Scholarship7,56015,1207,4348,890
Reduced Annual Tuition6,3186,31810,3557,430
Reduced Total Tuition14,04028,08013,80616,510

African Native Scholarship

For students that are native to the continent of Africa, there is a scholarship of 25% of tuition for any program.  This scholarship is stackable with stackable scholarships.  Students may automatically qualify for this scholarship by presenting their birth records. 

 Associate’sBachelor’sMaster’sDoctorate
Tuition21,60043,20021,24025,400
Scholarship5,40010,8005,3106,350
Reduced Annual Tuition7,2907,29011,9488,573
Reduced Total Tuition16,20032,40015,93019,050

Valedictorian Scholarship

For students that were Valedictorian of their high school graduation, they will receive a scholarship of $1500/year for up to four years.  This scholarship is stackable with stackable scholarships.  Students may automatically qualify for this scholarship by presenting a letter of notification of their Valedictorian status from their high school.  This scholarship applies to undergraduate programs.

 Associate’sBachelor’s
Tuition21,60043,200
Scholarship3,0006,000
Reduced Annual Tuition8,3708,370
Reduced Total Tuition18,60037,200

Salutatorian Scholarship

For students that were Salutatorian of their high school graduation, they will receive a scholarship of $1000/year for up to four years.  This scholarship is stackable with stackable scholarships.  Students may automatically qualify for this scholarship by presenting a letter of notification of their Salutatorian status from their high school.  This scholarship applies to undergraduate programs.

 Associate’sBachelor’s
Tuition21,60043,200
Scholarship2,0004,000
Reduced Annual Tuition8,8208,820
Reduced Total Tuition19,60039,200

Graduate Honors Scholarships

For students that graduated with honors from undergraduate programs (Magna Cum Laude, Summa Cum Laude, or Cum Laude), there will be a 15% Scholarship towards graduate programs.   This scholarship is stackable with stackable scholarships. 

 Master’sDoctorate
Tuition21,24025,400
Scholarship3,1863,810
Reduced Annual Tuition13,5419,716
Reduced Total Tuition18,05421,590

Talla Scholars

Students wishing to pursue International Development will receive a quarter scholarship for participation in this program.  Students will be assigned a mentor to guide them in developing a project with the university team of scholars.  This scholarship is stackable with stackable scholarships. 

 Associate’sBachelor’sMaster’sDoctorate
Tuition21,60043,20021,24025,400
Scholarship5,40010,8005,3106,350
Reduced Annual Tuition7,2907,29011,9488,573
Reduced Total Tuition16,20032,40015,93019,050

Dual Degree Scholarship

For secondary students wishing to complete courses at DKU, there will be a 45% scholarship.  This applies to only Associate’s level courses and the scholarship is not stackable. 

 Associate’s
Tuition21,600
Scholarship9,720
Reduced Annual Tuition5,346
Reduced Total Tuition11,880

Leadership Scholarship

Students desiring to be leaders in their fields of study may apply for this scholarship for any program.  Students must apply and be approved for this 20% scholarship.  Students will work with a mentor from their program assigned by the university.  This scholarship is stackable with stackable scholarships. 

 Associate’sBachelor’sMaster’sDoctorate
Tuition21,60043,20021,24025,400
Scholarship4,3208,6404,2485,080
Reduced Annual Tuition7,7767,77612,7449,144
Reduced Total Tuition17,28034,56016,99220,320