Discounts, Scholarships, etc.

Discounts, Scholarships, Tuition Assistance, and Installment Payment Plans

For Core Classes

The price for a 10 week class is $220 which includes materials and a $45 non-refundable registration fee. Click here to see the refund policy.

Most classes have required books which may be purchased at Stepping Stones Books and Gifts or borrowed from our Ernest Holmes Lending Library (open Sundays only). A limited number of copies are available through the library on a first-come-first-served basis. Let the librarian know you are using the book for a class.

Discounts are applied to paid-in-full tuition value
• Early Bird – $20 off during the first two weeks of registration. (Typically in April, August, and Dec. every year.)
• Seniors – $25 off, or $195 for a $220 class
• Teens & Young Adults – (under 18 requires parental approval) A Young Adult is under 30. 50% discount
• Choir Members – For Beyond Limits or Basic Principles of the Science of Mind only – 25% discount
• Audits – Repeating a class (with no Completion Certificate): $80 off, or $140 for a $220 class
• Reviews – Repeating a class (with a Completion Certificate): $60 off, or $160 for a $220 class
• Youth Program Teachers and Teen Advisors – Application and background check required as well as completion of Foundations or Beyond Limits. Pay $45 registration fee only. Offered once per year for one year commitment to the children and/or teens of our Center.
• Professional Prayer Practitioner Discount – 25% off


Cash value is $100. Approval is subject to availability of funds. Application deadline is the end of Early Bird registration each term. Apply throughout the year, and be “pre -approved” as sometimes funds run out early in the registration process.

Tuition Assistance

Volunteer a minimum of 15 hours in our Spiritual Center in several key areas. Pre-arrangement with a staff sponsor and completion of hours is needed prior to the end of Early Bird registration, and the staff person is to submit your application to the Education Ministry. See application for details. Value: $75.

Combine Scholarship, Tuition Assistance, and $45 fee to Centers for Spiritual Living Home Office for a Tuition FREE class:
$100 Scholarship
$ 75 Tuition Assistance
$ 45 CSL Fee (paid by student)
$220 Total Class Value

Installment Plan

$45 non-refundable deposit required at registration. Add $15 to any fee structure (except Early Bird) and spread tuition over four payments. Payments are made at registration time, then at the first, third, and fifth classes.

For Spiritual Enrichment Courses

These courses are non-accredited and typically shorter in length (three to five weeks). There are no prerequisites. The average cost is $85 paid in full at registration, plus the book(s), if applicable. A $20 non-refundable registration fee is included. Scholarships, Tuition Assistance, and Installments Plans are not available for these courses. No refunds after the first class.

Discounts, applied to the “full pay” cost:
• Early Bird Discount – $10 off
• Senior (60+) Discount – $10 off (cannot be combined with early bird; however, discount has no expiration date.)
• Teens & Young Adults – 50% discount. Under 18 requires parental approval. A Young Adult is under 30.
• Professional Prayer Practitioner Discount – 25% off
• Once you have completed five Spiritual Enrichment courses, the sixth one is FREE!

For more information, contact Linda Almeida, Education Ministry Coordinator, at or (707) 546-4543, ext 1010. Tuition assistance and scholarship application forms are available in the Social Hall on Sundays and in the lobby during business hours.