Tuition, Fees & Expenses
Tuition: $3,200 per year
The 2020-2021 Tuition for Interspiritual Counseling is $3,200. Students are offered standard tuition payment plans of one payment, two payment, four payments or monthly payments due during the program year from August to June. In rare instances students can arrange other payment schedules with the Dean of Student Finance/Bursar after acceptance, providing the reasons for a variance.
Electives fee: $320
Electives are generally one weekend-day, full weekend, or multiple-evening courses offered by One Spirit. All students, both distance-learning and attending, are required to take 3 elective credits in each year of study. The electives fee includes 4 credits worth of electives.
All students are required to be in Spiritual Counseling throughout the 2 years of the ISC training. New students complete this requirement in their first semester by participating in Foundations In Spiritual Inquiry.
Foundations in Spiritual Inquiry Primer: $650 (first semester of the first year only)
During their first semester, first year students are required to take Foundations in Spiritual Inquiry, a spiritual counseling curriculum designed to support you in launching your own counseling with greater ease, confidence and skillful inquiry into matters of spirit. You are assigned a Foundations Counselor from our in-house staff and the 8 session non-refundable fee is included in your first year Tuition Plan.
Counseling & Supervision Fees: $100-$200 per month for 4 months per semester (paid directly to providers)
After the first semester of your first year, you will begin to see pro-bono Spiritual Counseling counselees and are required to participate in monthly supervision sessions (4 sessions per semester). Additionally you will need to be engaged in personal spiritual counseling for yourself (4 sessions per semester). These supervision and personal spiritual counseling fees are paid directly to the providers with whom you work. We have a diverse range of qualified spiritual counseling and supervision providers who have agreed to offer their services to our students at a discounted rate, ranging from $50-$100 per session.
Graduation Fee for Second Year Students: $150
After completing the four semesters of work, graduates participate in a special commencement ceremony held in New York City’s historic Riverside Church.
Total Costs for Tuition and Fees (not including counseling or supervision fees paid directly to the provider)
- First Year-$3970
- Second Year-$3645
Your non-refundable fee must accompany your application form.
Classes start in September:
- Before April 1 : $90
- April 1 – June 30 : $150
- After June 30 : $200
Books: Prices vary
Each semester of study has required texts and training manuals that are available commercially.