Tuition and Scholarships
Saint John’s Preparatory School aspires to admit students who demonstrate academic promise, leadership, extra-curricular and community service interests, regardless of their families' socio-economic, ethnic or religious backgrounds. We encourage ALL families to apply for scholarships and tuition assistance every year and explore any external opportunities as well.
Tuition & Fees
A Saint John’s Preparatory School education is an investment in your child and their future. We provide an all-inclusive, quality education that includes experiential learning and extracurricular activities at no additional cost to our families. Pricing for 2016-2017 is listed below.
6-8th Grades $8,149
9-12th Grades $15,999
Domestic Boarding Grades 9-12
International Boarding Grades 9-12
9-12th Grades $45,474**
All pricing includes new student set-up and technology fees.
* Residential tuition includes room & staffing, food plan, books, and miscellaneous costs
** International tuition also includes health insurance
Prices above are subject to change and are not guaranteed for future academic years. 2017-2018 pricing will be posted in February 2017.
We believe in the value of a Saint John’s Preparatory School Experience, and we are committed to supporting families to make it possible through our need-based financial assistance program.
To be considered for financial aid, students must be accepted for admission for the upcoming school year.
Application Opens: December 1st
Priority Deadline: February 1st
Please visit the Tuition Assistance page of our website for more information on how to apply for aid.
Each year, students are invited to apply for both merit and needs-based scholarships. These scholarship programs, which are supported by our endowment, donors, friends and alumni help to make the Prep Experience available to qualified students. Scholarships are available only to U.S. citizens.
Priority Scholarship Deadline: February 1
How to Apply for Merit-Based Scholarships
- Print and complete the scholarship application
- Submit completed application, along with the required essay to email@example.com
Applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee following the priority deadline and official notification letters will be mailed to applicants by April 1.
This scholarship is open to all new incoming students and are awarded to well-rounded, high-achieving students.
Criteria: Incoming ninth grade student, academic achievement, participation in extra-curricular activities and overall contribution to the community.
Award Amount: $1,000
Renewable: Yes, up to 4 years
Froehle Science Scholarship
This award was established by alumni/ae of the school in honor of Prep science teacher and coach, Peter Froehle.
Criteria: Incoming ninth grade student, demonstrated interest in science and strong academic achievements and leadership
Award Amount: $600
Br. Paul Vincent Niebauer Theatre Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Br. Paul-Vincent Niebauer, who greatly contributed to the Saint John's Prep community by teaching and directing the theatre program.
Criteria: Incoming ninth grade student with demonstrated interest in theater
Award Amount: $1,000
Saint John’s Boys Choir Scholarship
In support of the Saint John’s Boys Choir, this award was established for new incoming students that have been a dedicated member of the choir.
Criteria: Student entering grades 6-8, member of the Saint John’s Boys Choir, demonstrated academic success, good character and leadership qualities.
Award Amount: $750
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Central Minnesota Catholic School Employees Tuition Discount
Saint John's Prep recognizes the dedication and sacrifices made by Catholic school employees to offer a quality, faith-based education to area students. In recognition of their service, we are pleased to offer a tuition discount, exclusively for children in grades 9-12 of Catholic school employees.
Award Amount: $8,000
How to Apply: In 300 words or less, respond to the question: Why is a Catholic education important to you? Responses can be emailed to the Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Children of Alumni Legacy Scholarship
We encourage you to join the many alumni who have already decided to continue the legacy of Saint John’s Prep in their family. This scholarship is available to all children of alumni, domestic and international. Come back to Collegeville and rediscover your alma mater!
Award Amount: $2,000
Renewable: Yes, grades 9-12
How to Apply: Award is automatically applied to a student’s account following enrollment