Tuition Rates 2017-2018

Participating Catholic Parishioners (Billed through Smart Tuition) – $9,170

Families that support the Church spiritually and materially are eligible for this rate. Each Catholic Family must obtain a Diocese of Savannah Participating Parishioner Card from their pastor to qualify. Catholic families with more than one daughter attending SVA are eligible for a 2nd daughter reduced tuition rate of $7,336.

Non-Catholic/Inactive Parishioners (Billed through Smart Tuition) – $10,858

Non-participating Catholics and families of other faiths will be charged this rate.

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Fees

Application & Re-enrollment Fee (All): – $200 until February 15th
$250 beginning February 16th and $300 beginning April 1st

Non-refundable payment is due with the New Student Application/Re-enrollment in order to initiate the scheduling process.

Activity/Course Fee: $350 (All)

This fee includes student accident insurance, student retreats, yearbook, admission to home athletic games on SVA property (with the exclusion of state playoffs), as well as class fees such as book rental, science lab fee, technology fee, fine arts fee, and health fee. Art and other specialty electives may require additional supply/field trip fees. AP Test/Class fees are not included in Activity/Course Fee.

Additional Graduation Fee for Seniors Only: $150

Payment Options

Families will be billed through Smart Tuition for tuition and fees. Families must enroll at www.enrollwithsmart.com using school code 11665. Returning families who were enrolled with Smart Tuition the previous year will automatically be re-enrolled.

Option 1:

One annual payment of tuition due July, 2017.

Option 2:

Semi-Annual option with payments July 2017 and December 2017

Option 3:

Quarterly (Aug., Nov., Feb., and May) or ten monthly payments (Aug. – May)

Learn More About Smart Tuition

Textbooks

Textbooks (used and new) can be purchased at MBS Direct.  Put the following link in your browser to access our online bookstore http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/svaga.htm  The school will no longer hold used book sale.

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Tuition Assistance 2017-2018

Tuition Assistance must be applied for each year and is awarded based on the financial need calculated from the Smart Tuition Aid Application. Applications can be submitted online at https://smartaidforparents.com using school code 11665.  The completed application, along with the processing fee and all required paperwork is sent directly to Smart Tuition Aid by March 15, 2017. St. Vincent’s Academy will notify those who applied for tuition assistance of the award status in May.

This short but informative video gives you easy, step-by-step information and tips to get started with their Smart Aid application.  Take a look by clicking here. –>  SmartAidParentApplication

Smart Aid Online Instructions

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AID

The generosity of our alumni, friends and the Sisters of Mercy helps us to achieve our goal of making a St. Vincent’s Academy education affordable for those who want the best for their daughters.  St. Vincent’s Academy utilizes the services of Smart Tuition Aid to determine financial need. The Smart Tuition Aid Application is returned directly to the company, not the school, and must include all the required paperwork and processing fee. Only one Smart Tuition Aid Application per family should be completed each year.

GRACE Scholarship Program

Students who are enrolled in a Georgia public school for the 2017-18 school year and who have a demonstrated financial need may qualify for tuition assistance through the GRACE Scholarship Program. The dollar amount of the award varies based on financial need and must be applied for each year. Applicants must complete both the Smart Tuition Aid Application and the GRACE Scholarship Application.

Diocesan Financial Aid

The Savannah Diocese and Deanery Office offers financial aid to who have a demonstrated financial need.  The Smart Tuition Aid Application and all paperwork must be submitted by March 15, 2017.

Sibling Discounts

Sibling discounts of 20% are applied to the 2nd daughter enrolled at St. Vincent’s Academy.

Parish Assistance

Many parishes offer tuition assistance to registered, active parishioners who are enrolled at St. Vincent’s Academy. Check availability and procedures with your pastor.