All tuition is priced per semester.

Application Fee

There is a $30 one-time, non-refundable, application fee. This does not guarantee acceptance but covers the cost of the application process.

Full Time Student Tuition

    • Regular price: $500
    • NLC Church Members: $425
    • NLC Church Members currently serving NLC ministries: $375
    • *cost includes exclusive STSM t-shirt

Required Financial Agreement & Deposit

While tuition may be paid in full, a minimum 50% deposit is required for all STSM Students. The remaining 50% will be divided evenly among 3 scheduled monthly payments. Deposits & Financial Agreements are due by August 17, 2022. All accounts must be paid and in good standing by December 7, 2022 in order to graduate (if you are set to graduate).

Monthly Fall 2022 Payment Dates:

    • August 17: Deposit Due
    • September 21
    • October 19
    • November 16
    • Semester total due by December 7
    • All monthly payments can be made by cash, check, or credit card. For any questions regarding tuition and fees, please contact our finance office.

Academic Audit Tuition

Full Price $200 (must be paid in full by August 17, 2022)


Childcare will be made available as requested at $150 per semester for one child, no more than $200 per family (Children ages 6 weeks – 5th grade). Payment is due in full at registration.

Shannan Morris: Finance Admin
(361) 992-9921 ext. 7353