Where does the Course meet?

The Course is located on the South Side of Chicago in Hyde Park, at 57th and Blackstone.

Who are the instructors?

The Course is directed by Jeremy Meeks and K. Edward Copeland. They also serve as the primary instructors. Other instructors include David R. Helm, R. Kent Hughes, Michael Lawrence, Mike Bullmore, Romell Williams Jr., Paul House, Scott Hafemann, and many others.

How much does the Chicago Course on Preaching cost?

  • Full-time student – $5,000/year (One Year)
  • Half-time student – $2,500/year (Two Years)
  • Modular student – $1,750/term (Three Years)

What about housing?

The Chicago Course on Preaching owns a few apartments that students can rent. We do not have enough for all students. The best way to secure housing is to apply early. Many students find their own housing near the Course or their placement church. For more information contact Jeremy Meeks (

Where do students serve?

If you are coming from a local church committed to your training, you can serve in the context of your church. If you are coming from outside of Chicago, we will help you get connected with one of our Church Placement Partners.

If you represent a church interested in serving as one of our church placement sites, take a look at our Guidelines for Church Placement [pdf, 85kb].

Ready to apply?

Fill out the online Course application and get started.

Can I talk to someone about the Course? 

Absolutely. Contact our Director, Jeremy Meeks (, and request a meeting to discuss any details about the Chicago Course on Preaching.