Tuition

All prices are in United States dollars (USD).

Accepted students: Visit the Student Hub for information about making payments, the payment schedule, and payment plans.

Domestic Student Costs
Domestic Intern Costs
International Student Costs
International Intern Costs

Domestic Student Costs

Tutition Per Semester

Major Forerunner School of Worship (FSW) Forerunner School of Ministry (FSM) Forerunner Media Institute (FMI)
Baseline Tuition $1,900 $1,375 $1,900
Lecture/Mentorship $375 $375 $375
Skill-Based $695 $695 $695

Total Cost for Full-Time Student per Semester

Forerunner School of Worship (FSW) Forerunner School of Ministry (FSM) Forerunner Media Institute (FMI)
Minimum $4,040 $2,875 $4,040
Maximum† N/A $3,515 $4,360

*One-time $50 New Student Orientation Fee for all Freshman, one-time $50 Graduation Fee for all Seniors, and an annual $150 SMT Fee for all students going on ministry trips.

†The total tuition costs are based on the number of enrolled skill-based and lecture classes.

Domestic Intern Costs

Cost per adult. See Internships for pricing for teens and for children’s tracks »

Length Cost Other
One Thing Internship Six months $5,200 Fall 2020*
$6,000 Spring 2021
Includes food and housing
Intro to IHOPKC Track 1 – Three months $1,350
Track 2 – Three months $1,350
Fire in the Night Track 1 – Three months $3,275 Includes food and housing
Track 2 – Three months $2,375 Includes food and housing
Simeon Company Track 1 – Three months $1,350
Track 2 – Three months $1,350

*OTI Fall 2020 track will be three weeks shorter, resulting in lower cost.

International Student Costs

FSW FSM FMI
Tuition $8,135 $5,750–$7,030 $8,080
Activity Fee $250 $250 $250
International Administration Fee* $500 $500 $500
Living Expenses‡ for Full Year $7,500 $7,500 $7,500
Health Insurance‡ for Full Year $700 $700 $700
Orientation Fee $50 $50 $50
Total‡ $17,135 $14,750–$16,030 $17,080

*This fee applies to the first two years of study. In subsequent years, international students pay the same tuition rates as domestic students. Other costs remain the same in subsequent years (activity fee, living expenses, health insurance).

Please note these costs are estimated for international students studying in English. Please see tuition for FSM-Chinese.

There is a one-time $50 orientation fee for first-semester freshmen and intern transfers.

International students are required, by law, to provide proof of sufficient financial resources to cover living expenses. IHOPU requires international students to purchase health insurance during their time of study at IHOPU. Read more »

If you are married and your spouse and/or children will be accompanying you to the United States, an additional amount of funds amounting to $6,000 for a spouse and $4,000 per child must be available yearly. Read more »

International Intern Costs

International interns pay an administration fee and are obliged, by law, to have health insurance and provide proof of sufficient financial resources to cover living expenses. Read more »

One Thing Internship Intro to IHOPKC Fire in the Night Simeon Company
Tuition $6,000 Track 1: $1,350
Track 2: $1,350
Track 1: $3,275
Track 2: $2,375
Track 1: $1,350
Track 2: $1,350
One-time Housing Deposit $400 Not Applicable $200 Not Applicable
Administrative Fee $250 $250 $250 $250
Living Expenses Included $6,000 Included $6,000
Health Insurance $200 $550 $350 $728
Total $6,850 for six months $9,500 for both tracks $6,450 for both tracks $9,678 for both tracks

The One Thing Internship is a six-month program. The other internships offer two three-month tracks. Interns may take only Track 1 if they wish, but many choose to stay for Track 2. If you intend to join IHOPKC staff or transfer to the second semester of IHOPU, you will need to complete both tracks. For more information see Internships Home.

Please note these costs are estimated for international interns studying in English.


* The activity fee helps to support a variety of services including administration and the library as well as ministry/mission trips and Student Mobilization oversight.

† Subject to change.

‡ Estimated. Cost does not include expenses for dependents. Actual cost will vary based on your age. These figures are necessary to international applicants because IHOPU requires a guarantee of financial resources from each applicant who expects to obtain and maintain M-1 student status. International students are also required to have health insurance. Read more »

Because we value students graduating debt-free from International House of Prayer University, we are committed to keeping tuition costs low and expenses at a minimum. The international administration fee supports the university’s staff administrators and expenses incurred for services.