The tuition cost is $720 per month, with a total of $3,600 for FIVE months. This covers education, housing and 2 meals a day Monday to Friday (breakfast and lunch).
A $500 deposit and a $50 nonrefundable application fee (total $550) are to be submitted with the application. The remaining tuition balance of $3,100 and housing fee of $50 (total $3,150) is to be paid in full by December 13th 6:00pm EST. A $100 late fee will be applied if not paid by December 13th.
If you are able to bring a vehicle and willing to drive other students to and from school, you will receive a $200 tuition discount. This can not be combined to your scholarship or other discounts. If for any chance your plans change, notify the office that you will not be coming on a car.
Once you have been accepted to SMBS and you change your mind about attending or your circumstances change, you will NOT receive a refund of your deposit. In the event that your application is denied for various reasons, we will refund your deposit in full.
If you submit in your application after November 30th, please include a $100 late registration fee, this will be paid when your full amount is due.
The tuition cost does not include missionary trip expenses and fees.
Below are additional fees that are mandatory and due upon arrival:
Housing Fee - $50
SMBS Vehicle Cleaning/Damage deposit - $50 (Mandatory only if you will be using an SMBS vehicle).
Payment Plan Fee
from $200 to $2,000
* Tuition deposit is included in the tuition total.
Option 1: Full Payment
Submit a $500 deposit and a $50 application fee along with your application. The remaining tuition balance of $3,100 and a $50 housing fee is to be paid in full by December 13th 6:00pm EST. A $100 late fee will be applied if not paid by December 13th.
Option 2: Payment Plan
Submit a $500 deposit and a $50 application fee along with your application. The remaining tuition balance, payment plan fee and house cleaning fee will be divided into five payments of $700 that are due the 1st of each month, January to May. The payment will be withdrawal automatically from the bank account on the 1st of each month. A late fee of $50 will be applied to all payments received after the 1st of the month. If you choose the payment plan option, please contact Accountant at accounting@SMBS.org.
If you have a strong desire to attend SMBS however do not have the resources to do so, we would like to offer you the opportunity to apply for a scholarship by filling out a Scholarship Application. There are a limited number of scholarships available from $200 to $2,000 and will be based on your financial need, your goals, recommendations, and application info. The deadline to submit the scholarship application is October 30th. You will receive a reply by November 15th.
* Students may not receive multiple discounts on tuition. If a student qualifies for more than one discount, he/she is given the option to select which discount to apply.
* We accept cash, checks, credit cards and electronic bank transfers. There is a 3.5% processing fee for credit and debit card payments. If you would like to do an electronic fund transfer, please contact our office for additional instructions.
About SMBS Ministries
The Slavic Missionary Bible School is a non-profit, Christian education center designed for the American Slavic community.