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Tuition & Affordability

An Investment in Your Future

The knowledge and experiences a student gains over four years at St. Louis U. High, as well as the relationships he forges, sets the foundation for a bright future.

A SLUH education is an invaluable investment that we believe should be available to talented students from all financial backgrounds. We admit young men based on their ability to succeed, rather than their families' economic circumstances.

2023-24 Tuition: $21,500

The actual cost to educate each Jr. Bill is $23,097; however, generous alumni and benefactors help to bridge the gap, ensuring a SLUH education is accessible to as many young men as possible. Learn more >

2023-24 Financial Assistance: By the Numbers

$5.4 Million Awarded

4+ in 10 Students Receive Aid

$1,000-$21,500 Range in Awards

$10,500 Average Award

SLUH Ensures Financial Accessibility

We make every effort to assist families who demonstrate financial eligibility, the calculated measure of a family’s need for financial assistance. Besides income (taxable and non-taxable), we take into account assets, expenses, liabilities and the number of children attending Catholic schools (K-12). Furthermore, we encourage families to bring any special circumstances to our attention.

Financial aid applicants are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Each student award decision is unique. Families are required to create a FACTS application in order to receive their award.

visit faCTS Application & Tuition Management website

Work Grant Program

All recipients participate in the work grant program. Student responsibilities are structured around each young man's unique schedule. 

Will my family qualify for aid?

All families seeking financial aid are required to complete an application on the FACTS Tuition Management website.

FACTS provides a discretionary and confidential method to collect financial information, allowing the Financial Aid Committee to determine awards. Final decisions are made by the SLUH Financial Aid Office. Admissions decisions are need-blind.

Key 2023-24 Financial Aid Dates

  • September 1 - FACTS online financial aid application opens
  • January 15 - FACTS online financial aid application deadline
  • January 26 - Admissions, merit scholar award and financial aid award decisions available for the Class of 2028
  • April 15 - 2023 tax documentation due
  • May 1 - Financial aid appeals deadline
  • July 1 - Final financial aid award posted

Merit Scholars Program (for incoming freshmen only)

We are pleased to offer a Merit Scholars Program that deepens our commitment to financial accessibility and intellectual excellence. This program provides both academic merit recognition and partial tuition awards. 

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Use your SLUH Admissions Account for:

  • Admissions Event Registration
  • Online Application
  • Family Interview Scheduling
  • Admission Letters
  • Admitted Student Information