Admissions and Tuition

Onsite Seminary Formation

Admission to the onsite Seminary Formation at St. John Vianney College Seminary begins through contact with an applicant's local vocation director for their corresponding diocese. (To find out which is your corresponding diocese, click here.) St. John Vianney only accepts seminarians once they have secured acceptance by a diocese or religious community. St. John Vianney offers the following two tracks of study, depending upon the applicant's prior collegiate education: Collegiate and Pre-Theology.

In order to estimate the Onsite Seminary Formation tuition costs, please see the following chart:


  2020-2021 School Year
(New Students)
2020-2021 School Year
(Returning Students)
Tuition and Fees: $23,100 $23,100
Room and Board: $12,100 $12,100
Books: $800 $800
New Student Experience: $2,000 N/A
Total: $38,000 $36,000


Online Studies

St. John Vianney College Seminary offers an M.A. in Philosophy Online, M.A. in Theology Online and custom Online Programs and Courses. For information in regards to Admissions and Tution for these programs, please contact the Online Coordinator at:

Online Certificate Courses

St. John Vianney College Seminary offers various Online Certificate Courses. For information in regards to Admissions and Tuition for these courses, please visit the Online Certificate Course Page or contact the Online Coordinator at:

New Language Programs

Admission to St. John Vianney College Seminary New Language Programs begins through contacting the seminary office. St. John Vianney College Seminary offers the following four New Language Programs: English as a Second Language, Spanish as a Second Language, Accent Reduction Program, Spanish Immersion Program.



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Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Statement of Goals

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Veterans Assistance

U.S. veterans and others interested in applying for veteran's benefits should contact their local Veterans Affairs Office for specific information and forms. Persons receiving such assistance should periodically contact their VA office to learn about changing regulations.

To receive Veterans G.I. Bill benefits, submit a completed Veterans Request for Enrollment Certification Form with all required documentation to the seminary's office. If you are new to the seminary or applying for the first time, contact the seminary office in order to ensure the proper submission of your application and all of its required documentation.

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