Apex School of Theology (ASOT)

1701 T.W. Alexander Drive, Durham, NC

Apex School of Theology, located in Durham, North Carolina, was founded in 1995 as the Apex School of Religion by Revered Dr. Joseph E. Perkins. Originally utilizing the facilities of the Apex First Baptist Church, the school moved to larger facilities in 2002, relocating yet again in 2006. The school was founded as a low cost alternative to other seminaries, allowing those who are interested in faith leadership to have the opportunity.


Apex School of Theology offers associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral level degrees. Additionally the school offers distance learning that allows students to do 100% of the coursework online and at their own pace. Apex School of Theology's programs are designed to educate individuals and prepare them for faith based education and service. The school also provides continuing education courses for those who feel they need to refresh and update their knowledge.

Programs Offered:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Enrollment at Apex School of Theology begins by applying to one of the programs offered. Along with the application, students must submit the appropriate application fee, a spiritual autobiography, all pertinent transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a completed health form by a physician. Some programs may have additional requirements.  Students interested in receiving financial aid must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Once submitted, the student will be evaluated and financial awards determined.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $5,300 per year
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $200 to $240 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $210

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $4,200-$5,000
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $230 to $280 per unit
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $210

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$1,900
Receiving Student Loans88%$10,700

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