Mount St. Mary Academy
Tuition and Financial Assistance

Our Commitment

We understand that all families’ financial circumstances are unique.  That’s why we’re committed to keeping our tuition affordable and offering a broad range of financial assistance opportunities, from tuition grants to scholarships and work study, in order to make a Mount St. Mary education possible for more students with a demonstrated interest.  In fact, more than $500,000 in financial aid was awarded to Mount St. Mary Students during the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Financial Aid Timeline and FAQ

 

2019-2020 Tuition Information and Financial Contract

Other Options for Financial Affordability:

— This program is funded and administered solely by the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock and administered by a local clergyman, appointed by the Bishop.

Eligibility:  Parishes that contribute to this program

To apply:  Central Deanery Application is required (direct questions to, and obtain a copy from, your local parish); FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application form is also required.

— This program is funded by Mount St. Mary Foundation and administered solely by Mount St. Mary Academy.  This program is based solely on demonstrated financial need.
Eligibility:  Families of students with demonstrated financial need
To applyFACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application form is required. No other action is necessary.

— This program is funded and administered solely by Mount St. Mary Academy and is designed to assist families with additional assistance to defray tuition costs.

Eligibility:  Students with demonstrated financial need

To apply:  FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application form is required. No other action is necessary.

— These awards are funded through the McAuley Achievement Award Fund, an endowed fund held by the Mount St. Mary Foundation.  The criteria for consideration includes academic achievement, commitment to the total educational program at Mount St. Mary Academy, and a genuine dedication to all Mercy Values.  Applicants must submit an application and be available to sit for a timed written essay in order to be considered for an award.  Awards are announced in May and applied towards the following year’s tuition balance.

Eligibility:  Currently enrolled juniors, sophomores and freshmen students

To apply:  Application process is announced by the President’s office during the school year.

— This program is funded through designated annual gifts to Mount St. Mary Foundation and endowed scholarships funds established to honor and/or remember specific individuals.  Scholarship criteria may be based upon merit and/or financial need and is specified by the donor.

Eligibility:  Student eligibility criteria is determined by donor

To applyFACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application form is required for any endowed scholarship based upon financial need.