Summer Language - Princeton Theological Seminary

Summer Language

Summer Language FAQs

Why would I take summer Greek or Hebrew at Princeton Theological Seminary?

  • Enhance your study of the Bible
  • Improve your ability to understand Bible commentaries
  • Notice small details that can make a big difference in interpretation
  • Meet your degree or ordination requirements in our ATS-accredited program
  • Experience theological education at a distance in an intensive format
  • Discern whether seminary is a good next step
  • Build relationships with other students, both here at Princeton Seminary and elsewhere
  • Enjoy the combination of flexible, independent work and live connection
  • Become immersed in the language and give it focused attention

I took Greek on campus and Hebrew online, and the recorded lectures were invaluable to me in both formats. I watched them over and over again when I was stuck on a concept which was often! It was so nice to have a recording of the work we were doing!
Lissette Gonzalez Sosa

Course Dates

Summer language will meet daily, Monday through Friday, from June 24-August 16. These courses are open to students outside of Princeton Theological Seminary degree programs.


Cost for Non-Degree Students

  • Tuition cost: $4,830 ($805 per credit for 6-credit course) – 20% discount available (see below)
  • Application Deadline for Non-Degree Students is May 24-NO APPLICATION FEE
  • $350 non-refundable deposit payment due after admission to confirm placement in the program (before June 14)
  • 20% discount available for students who confirm (with deposit) by June 14, 2024. (With discount, cost is reduced to $3,840)
  • Full payment (minus nonrefundable $350 deposit, and discount if applicable) due by the first day of the course to officially enroll (before June 24) – 50% refundable between June 24 – July 1
  • No refunds after July 1

Costs for Princeton Seminary Degree Students

Summer language courses are billed on a per-credit basis. However, the same scholarship/grant that you have for the normal academic year is also applied to the summer. Any costs left over are due at the start of the summer session.

Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

Non-degree applicants must have completed at least one year of bachelor’s level coursework at the time of admission, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Unofficial copies of your transcript(s) showing undergraduate and any relevant graduate coursework completed for credit can be uploaded directly to the online application. Application closes May 24.

Current Princeton Seminary degree students should not apply for Summer Language, but can register through the Registrar’s Office. Registration for summer language is available upon completing the enrollment steps and closes on June 14.

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