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Saint John's Prep uses Smart Tuition as our Tuition Management system. Once your child is accepted as a student, our business office will work with you to set up a tuition account on

Smart Tuition provides tuition management services for schools. Services for parents include online account access, tuition and fees invoicing, payment processing, and 24 hour customer service.
If you have questions regarding your bill, you can call the Smart Tuition parent call center at (888) 868-8828 and a Smart Tuition Representative will be happy to assist in answering your questions. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The Smart Tuition team of specialists is able to:

  • Provide you with balance & account information
  • Take a payment
  • Review your payment history
  • Update your payment information
  • Update your personal & contact information
  • Provide or change your online username and password
  • Address concerns regarding your account

Please click here for a list of frequently asked questions about Smart Tuition.

If you'd like to speak to someone in the Saint John's Prep Business Office, please contact:

  • Sandy Ernst, Administrative and Student Support Coordinator,
    at or 320-363-3302
  • Sherry Krebsbach, Executive Director of Finances and Facilities,
    at or 320-363-2736


Payment Methods

International Wire Payments:  For funds wired to Saint John’s Preparatory school from an international bankPlease click here to access detailed instructions.

Checks, Money Orders, Cash Payments:   These options may either be mailed directly to the school or dropped off in the Main Office of the school.

Mailing Address: 

Saint John’s Preparatory School

Attn: Student Accounts

Box 4000

Collegeville, MN 56321-4000

Your Billing Rights

This notice contains important information about your rights and responsibilities under the Fair Credit Act.

1.  Notify us in case of errors or questions about your bill.  If you think your bill is wrong, or if you need more information about a transaction on your bill, contact us either in writing or by email address.  The mailing address is Saint John’s Preparatory School, P.O. Box 4000, Collegeville, Minnesota  56321-4000.  Contact us as soon as possible; we must hear from you no later than 60 days after we sent the first bill on which the error or problems appeared.  You may telephone us, but doing so will not preserve your rights.

2.  In your letter or email, provide the following information:

    • The account name and ID number
    • The dollar amount of the suspected error
    • Describe the error and explain, if you can, why you believe this is an error.  If you need more information, describe the item about which you are uncertain

3.  Your rights and responsibilities after we receive your written notice:

  • We must acknowledge your communication within 30 business days, unless we have corrected the error by then.  Within 90 days, we must either correct the error or explain why we believe the bill is correct.
  • After we receive your communication, we cannot try to collect any amount you question, or report you as delinquent.  We can continue to bill you for the amount you question, including finance charges.  You do not have to pay any questioned amount while we are investigating, but you are still obligated to pay the portion of your bill that is not in question. 
  • If you fail to pay the amount we think you owe, we may report you as delinquent.  However, if our explanation does not satisfy you and you communicate to us within 10 business days telling us that you still refuse to pay, we must tell anyone to whom we report you that you still have a question about your bill.  We also must tell you the name of anyone to whom we report regarding about you.  We must tell anyone to whom we report about you that the matter has been settled between us when it finally is settled.  
  • If we do not follow these rules, we cannot collect the first $50 of the quested amount even if your bill is corrected.



Any holder of this consumer credit contract is subject to all claims and defenses which the debtor could assert against the seller of goods or serves obtained pursuant hereto or with the proceeds hereof.  Recovery hereunder by the debtor shall not exceed the amounts paid by the debtor hereunder.

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