Apply for the CPE Program | Tuition and Fees | Cancellation and Refund Policy


Apply for the CPE Program

General Requirements:

  1. The applicants must be willing to adhere to their own faith tradition and be willing to learn with those of faith traditions other than their own.
  2. The applicant must posess a background in ministry.
  3. Applicants must possess the ability to minister to persons in various emotional states. They must be willing to learn from others and communicate effectively to those who possess different values without proselytizing or evangelizing.
  4. Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  5. Applicants must have his/her own transportation to/from unit sessions (if applicable) and their place of ministry. They must adhere to the policies and procedures at their place of ministry including, but not limited to, working in smoke free environment.
  6. Students are required to complete a total of 400 hours per CPE unit.
  7. Applicants must be 18 or older.

 

Educational Requirements:

  1. Clinical Pastoral Education prospective students should have, at minimum, a high school diploma, (or equivalent). College experience is preferred.

 

Begin the Application Process

 

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Tuition and Fees

Tuition:

Tuition must be paid, in full, two weeks prior to the start of the unit unless other arrangements have been made.

  • Application Fee (one-time, non-refundable) $75.00
  • Enrollment Registration Fee (one-time, non-refundable) (effective July 1, 2018) $100.00
  • Tuition per Unit for Supervisor in Training (SIT) Units 1, 2, 3, or 4 $900.00
  • Tuition per Unit for Clinical Pastoral Education Units 1, 2, 3, or 4 $900.00
  • Technology Fee per unit (effective July 1, 2018)* $25.00

 

Other Fees:

  • Returned Check Fee $50.00
  • Certificate of Completion Replacement Fee $50.00

 

*Technology Fee – if a student cancels prior to the unit start date this fee will be refunded

Tuition may be paid by one of the following ways:

  • By credit/debit card by using “Pay Now” link found on our application web page.
  • By personal/corporate check/money order mailed or delivered to ICPT;
  • By your bank’s “Bill Pay” system; or
  • Though Peer-to-Peer payment systems such as Pop Mail, or PayPal.

 

Cash, post-dated checks, and telephone payments will not be accepted.

 


Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT) has developed this refund policy to clearly identify the refund due in the event that the student cancels, withdraws, or is terminated from the program or if ICPT cancels a particular unit.

Definitions

  • ICPT cancellation – ICPT cancels a unit prior to the start date.
  • Student cancellation – The student does not begin the unit or submit any unit require documentation.
  • Student withdrawal – A student is considered withdrawn if the following occurs:
    • On-site unit – The student will does not attend two (2) consecutive sessions or does not submit two (2) consecutive assignments without contacting the unit supervisor.
    • On-line unit – The student misses two (2) consecutive scheduled supervisory sessions or does not submit two (2) consecutive assignments without contacting the unit supervisor.
  • Student termination – ICPT terminates the student for cause.
  • Last day of Attendance (LDA) – The last date the student submitted a required assignment, participated in a supervisory session, or participated in a forum board.
  • Date of Determination (DOD) –The date the student gives written or verbal notice to the institution or the date the institution terminates the student by applying the instructions attendance, conduct, or satisfactory academic progress policy.

 

Refunds

  • Rejection of an applicant – If an applicant is rejected for enrollment by ICPT a full refund of all monies will be paid less a maximum application fee of $75.00
  • Program cancellation – If ICPT cancels a unit subsequent to the student’s enrollment, all monies paid will be refunded.
  • Student withdrawal prior to the start of class or no show – If a student, accepted by ICPT withdraws prior to the start of class, all monies paid will be refunded less a maximum application fee of $75.00.

 

Withdrawal or Termination after the Start Date of a Unit

Refund amounts will be based on the students LDA.

  • Student withdrawal – A student is considered withdrawn if the following occurs:
    • On-site unit – The student will does not attend two (2) consecutive sessions or does not submit two (2) consecutive assignments without contacting the unit supervisor.
    • On-line unit – The student misses two (2) consecutive scheduled supervisory sessions or does not submit two (2) consecutive assignments without contacting the unit supervisor.
  • First week of the unit (start date + 7 days) – The student will be refunded 90% of the tuition paid as calculated on the tuition refund worksheet. Application fees are nonrefundable.
  • Beginning of the second week through the end of the sixth week (day 8 through day 42) – The refund will be calculated using a pro rata portion of the tuition due for the unit plus 10% of the unearned tuition for an administrative fee. Application fees are nonrefundable.
  • After the sixth week (day 43 forward) – There is no refund. The full tuition paid is retained by ICPT and the student is responsible for any tuition.
  • Refunds will be processed via company check no later than 45 days from the DOD and sent to the address on file for the student. ICPT is not responsible for lost checks.