Tuition and Scholarships
A Mount St. Mary education is a solid investment in your daughter's future. The 2013-2014 tuition is $9550, plus course and administrative fees. Financial aid is available in several ways:
Mount St. Mary Academy currently offers more than two dozen scholarships to incoming freshmen. Scholarship awards are based on some or a combination of the following factors: overall scholastic achievement, the Catholic High School Entrance Examination results, letters of recommendation, separate scholarship application and financial need. In order to be eligible for scholarships, applicants must list Mount St. Mary Academy as their first choice for high school. Scholarship awards may vary from year to year.
Financial aid grants are awarded based on financial need. Limited funds are available for incoming and current students each year.
Financial aid applications are processed by FAIR, Inc. Applications are available beginning February 1st and may be completed either online or by traditional paper application. Completed applications, payment and all required financial data must be postmarked by April 1.
Online applications may be made via the FAIR, Inc website: www.fairapp.com. School Code: 113 and password msma113 . Click here to download the Financial Aid Instruction sheet to assist with completion of the form. Traditional paper applications will also be available in the Main Office beginning February 1st.
Additional Discounts: Mount St. Mary Academy is dedicated to and firmly supports Catholic Education. A 25% discount will be applied to the tuition accounts of those families who have at least one parent who is a full-time employee at a Catholic Elementary School, a Catholic High School or a Catholic Church. Discounts are also given to families with more than one daughter attending our school. Discount determinations will be made at the discretion of the School Administration in conjunction with the policies set forth by the Board of Trustees.
Students who are eligible for our Work-Study program will be matched with an in-school job during the summer. Payment is based on the number of hours worked and is credited directly to the tuition account. Click here to download our Work-Study application.
Tuition Payment and Financing Options
Mount St. Mary Academy has formed a partnership with Facts Management, Inc. to provide a more cost effective method for collecting tuition. To access Facts Management, please click here.
We offer a variety of tuition payment options, including the ability to spread payments out over a ten month period. Discounts are given to those families who choose to make payment in full by July 1 or who pay half of the tuition by July 1 and the other half by December 1.
A Mount St. Mary education is an investment in your daughter's future. We realize that financing your daughter's education can be a sacrifice. To assist with the timely payment of your tuition, below are links to assist with financing your daughter's education.
For more details on financial aid and for a full list of scholarship awards, please contact Katie Brick (2002), Admissions Coordinator at (716) 877-1358 ext. 413.