Tuition & Financial Aid

2022-2023

Tuition and Aid

Emmaus Bible College is among the most affordable private Bible colleges in the U.S. We were recently ranked the #1 Best Value College in Iowa. The high quality education you will receive at Emmaus will prepare you to impact the world for Christ in your profession, ministry, and community.
 
We know that affordability is an important part of your college decision. We continually work to enrich scholarship programs and keep costs affordable, so that the Emmaus Experience is available to you.

 

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Tuition & Fees

2022-2023 FULL TIME STUDENT

2023-2024 FULL TIME STUDENT

Tuition*

$19,800

Tuition*

$20,000

Room & Board**

$9,050

Room & Board**

$9,250

Total (for 2 semesters)

$28,850

Total (for 2 semesters)

$29,250

*Tuition is based on 12-18 credit hours per semester.
**Not applicable for off-campus students
View our fee information sheet.

Emmaus Aid Options

Presidential Scholarship

This is our top scholarship award. The Presidential Scholarship Award is a full-tuition scholarship, renewable for up to four years at Emmaus.

It is given to two outstanding incoming student scholars who demonstrate a passion for the things of the Lord and a strong desire for college-level study of the Bible as a foundation to impact the world for Christ in their future ministry or profession. Deadlines apply. Apply here.

Church Matching Scholarships
  • Brethren Assembly Matching Scholarship
    Emmaus will match $2 for every $1 sent from an assembly with a maximum of up to $1,000 per semester. Read more.
    • Emmaus will match $2 for every $1 sent from assembly with a maximum match of up to $1,000 per semester.
    • The Emmaus matching amount will not exceed $1,000 per semester (or $2,000 per year) regardless of the number of assemblies that send funds.
    • No application required
    • Assembly must be listed in the Assembly Address Book or foreign equivalent
    • Match normally made on a semester by semester basis, however an Assembly may choose to send all funds during one semester and the entire annual match amount could be made that semester
    • Cannot be combined with Church or IFCA Matching Scholarship
    • Student must have cumulative 2.0 High School GPA or 2.0 college cumulative GPA for initial award
    • Maintain 2.0 cumulative GPA at Emmaus

    Student Action

    Students who desire to receive a gift matching scholarship should contact their assembly leadership to discuss the opportunity with them. While no application is required by Emmaus, students are not automatically entitled to matching scholarship funds as they are based on the college’s receipt of gifts from your assembly designated for your student account.

    Emmaus Institutional Aid*, including the Emmaus Matching Scholarships for Church, Chapel, Camp and Summer Ministry, is limited to 94% of Emmaus tuition.

    *Emmaus Institutional Aid includes the Iowa Tuition Grant amount, if a student has been awarded the grant.

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  • IFCA Affiliated Church Matching Scholarship
    Emmaus will match $2 for every $1 sent from an IFCA affiliated church with a maximum of up to $1,000 per semester. Read more.
    • Emmaus will match $2 for every $1 sent from an IFCA affiliated church with a maximum match of up to $1,000 per semester.
    • The Emmaus matching amount will not exceed $1,000 per semester (or $2,000 per year) regardless of the number of churches that send funds.
    • No application required
    • Church must be officially recognized by the IFCA as a member or associate church
    • Match normally made on a semester by semester basis, however a church may choose to send all funds during one semester and the entire annual match amount could be made that semester
    • Cannot be combined with Assembly or Church Matching Scholarship
    • Student must have cumulative 2.0 High School GPA or 2.0 college cumulative GPA for initial award
    • Maintain 2.0 cumulative GPA at Emmaus

    Student Action

    Students who desire to receive a gift matching scholarship should contact their church leadership to discuss the opportunity with them. While no application is required by Emmaus, students are not automatically entitled to matching scholarship funds as they are based on the college’s receipt of gifts from your church designated for your student account.

    Emmaus Institutional Aid*, including the Emmaus Matching Scholarships, is limited to 94% of Emmaus tuition.

    *Emmaus Institutional Aid includes the Iowa Tuition Grant amount, if a student has been awarded the grant.

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  • Church Matching Scholarship
    Emmaus will match $1 for every $1 sent from a church with a maximum of up to $500 per semester. Read more.
    • Emmaus will match $1 for every $1 sent from church with a maximum match of up to $500 per semester.
    • The Emmaus matching amount will not exceed $500 per semester (or $1,000 per year) regardless of the number of churches that send funds.
    • No application required
    • Match normally made on a semester by semester basis, however a Church may choose to send all funds during one semester and the entire annual match amount could be made that semester
    • Cannot be combined with Brethren Assembly or IFCA Matching Scholarship
    • Student must have cumulative 2.0 High School GPA or 2.0 college cumulative GPA for initial award
    • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA at Emmaus

    Student Action

    Students who desire to receive a gift matching scholarship should contact their church leadership to discuss the opportunity with them. While no application is required by Emmaus, students are not automatically entitled to matching scholarship funds as they are based on the college’s receipt of gifts from your church designated for your student account.

    Emmaus Institutional Aid*, including the Emmaus Matching Scholarships for Church, Chapel, Camp and Summer Ministry, is limited to 94% of Emmaus tuition.

    *Emmaus Institutional Aid includes the Iowa Tuition Grant amount, if a student has been awarded the grant.

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Camp/Ministry Matching Scholarships

Emmaus will match $2 for every $1 sent from camp or ministry with a maximum match of up to $1,000 per year.

  • Emmaus will match $2 for every $1 sent from camp or ministry with a maximum match of up to $1,000 per year
  • The Emmaus matching amount will not exceed $500 per semester (or $1,000 per year) regardless of the number of camps or ministries that send funds.
  • No application required
  • Must be a Christian/Bible Camp or recognized summer ministry under the auspices of a church, para-church, or ministry
  • Student must have cumulative 2.0 High School GPA or 2.0 college cumulative GPA for initial award
  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA at Emmaus

Student Action

Students who desire to receive a gift matching scholarship should contact their camp/ministry leadership to discuss the opportunity with them. While no application is required by Emmaus, students are not automatically entitled to matching scholarship funds as they are based on the college’s receipt of gifts from your camp/ministry designated for your student account.

Emmaus Institutional Aid*, including the Emmaus Matching Scholarships for Church, Chapel, Camp and Summer Ministry, is limited to 94% of Emmaus tuition.

*Emmaus Institutional Aid includes the Iowa Tuition Grant amount, if a student has been awarded the grant.

Brethren Assembly Commended Workers & Missionary Dependent Scholarship

Dependent children of an active commended worker or full-time missionary are eligible for a scholarship of $500/year.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the commended worker or full-time missionary must either be listed as a commended worker in the current Assembly Address Book or CMML Missionary Handbook or be able to provide a letter of commendation from their home church.

Heritage Scholarship

Any first-time or transfer student who has a parent or legal-guarding who graduated from Emmaus Bible College with a 1-year Bible Certificate, Associate of Arts, or Bachelor of Science degree is eligible for a $500/year scholarship.

Homeschooled Student Scholarship

Students with a home school diploma are eligible for a $500/year scholarship.

Legacy Bible Faculty Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to honor emeritus faculty members Mr. David Glock, Dr. Jack Fish, and Dr. David MacLeod. View the application here.

Health Sciences Scholarship

The Health Sciences Scholarship was established to extend the reach of the college with students who are pursuing studies in the field of health sciences, including Counseling Psychology. To be eligible, applicants must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of our Health Science or Counseling Psychology programs. View the application here.

Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)

Through LRAP students can follow their passion to serve the Lord without stressing about post-college debt. The LRAP is a financial safety-net offered to students in all of our ministry related programs (Biblical Studies, Educational Ministries, and Intercultural Studies) at no cost to the student or their family. For more information on the LRAP contact an admissions counselor at admissions@emmaus.edu or visit mylrap.org/Emmaus.

Other Financial Aid Options

Complete the FAFSA (US citizens and permanent residents) to determine your eligibility for the following:

Other Loan Options

Private Student Loans
Emmaus Bible College does not have a Preferred Lender List (PLL) for private education loans or a preferred lender arrangement. In addition, Emmaus does not have any arrangements, written or otherwise, with any lenders. If you are interested in applying for a Private Student Loan, you are encouraged to research the best options for your borrowing needs. 

Read the Institutional Code of Conduct for Private Educational Loans here.

International Students

International students may contact admissions at admissions@emmaus.edu for more information on need-based grants.

For more information regarding financial aid, contact our Financial Aid Director, Steve Seeman at sseeman@emmaus.edu, or by phone, (563) 588-8000 ext.1309.


Due to concerns about data breaches and the security of personal information, do not send documents as attachments to e-mails.  Please use the regular mail to send documents to the financial aid office:

Emmaus Bible College
Attn. Financial Aid Director
2570 Asbury Rd.
Dubuque, IA 52001

Veteran's Benefits

For more information on benefits for Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members, see below: