New and improved approach to make a De Smet Jesuit education affordable for more families.
Tuition, Fees, and Assistance
We value your son and your commitment to his education.
We acknowledge the sacrifices families make when they invest in private school. We take our stewardship seriously and encourage families to apply for tuition assistance and our scholarship. Details below.
- Tuition and Fees
- CLICK FOR MORE ON TUITION ASSISTANCE - DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2020
- CLICK FOR MORE ON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS - DEADLINE JANUARY 31, 2020
- Payment Plan Options
FACTS Management Company - Grant & Aid Online Applications
Deadline: January 15, 2020 for new students
February 15, 2020 for returning students
Awards are limited. Apply early.
How the community support has impacted me
Why I Give
Through the generosity, kindness, and commitment of our alumni and benefactors, De Smet Jesuit strives to make Jesuit education affordable to any young man regardless of his family's socio-economic background. Multiple events raise money throughout the year including the Big Draw raffle, our annual auction, and the Tradition golf tournament.
Tuition assistance is need-based. In an effort to obtain a complete financial profile, regardless of marital status, De Smet Jesuit requires both of the student's natural parents/guardians to complete a FACTS application in order to receive tuition assistance. and may need to be verified with additional documents. De Smet Jesuit's administrative team will determine award distribution.
Eric Schmitt '93
Attorney General of Missouri
Application period begins late January and ends by late February. Early applications will be given priority consideration. See their Beyond Sunday website for details.
We recognize outstanding achievement and scholarship.
The renewable De Smet Jesuit Academic and Leadership Scholarship for the Class of 2024 is $4,000.
Make sure to apply early. Awards are limited.
3.7 GPA or higher,
95% or higher ITBS/MAP scores
De Smet Jesuit listed as first choice on the archdiocesan application form
All Catholic and public school student applications must be received by January 31, 2020.
Number of scholarships is limited. Apply early.
How To Apply
Receive a recommendation from your elementary school Principal
Submit 7th and 8th grades and ITBS tests scores
Provide two recommendation letters. These can be from a Pastor, teachers, coaches, etc.
Provide 200 (+) word essay on: Given your unique talents and gifts, describe how you can make a positive difference in the world during your high school experience.
List current school co-curricular activities (clubs, sports, student government, etc.)
List other non-school activities (scouting, church clubs, arts, etc.)
Contact Tim Sullivan, Admissions Director for more information at email@example.com
*Tuition may be subject to change and does not include cost of books, lunch, or PE uniforms.
Tuition for future academic years is released each spring.
Choose the SMART payment plan that works for you.
Families at De Smet Jesuit use SMART Tuition: the secure, online accounting system that tracks tuition payments, tablet lease fees, grade-level fees, and financial assistance. Annual enrollment in the Smart Tuition management system is mandatory for each family. A non-refundable matriculation fee of $500 is due at the time of enrollment with Smart Tuition and is applied toward the total cost of tuition.
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As of spring 2019, De Smet Jesuit has a new approach to tuition assistance. Download our free index to see how we can help you invest in your son's education.
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