Tuition and Assistance

Tuition & Fees

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  • 2023-2024 School Year

    Tuition and all relevant fees are due on or before June 15, 2023. Payment Options Available: Full payment, Two payment or Ten month payment plan.

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  • Tuiton

  • Resource Fee (Non-Refundable)

    (includes Surface cover and stylus)
  • Graduation Fee

    Class of 2023 Graduation Fee
  • Participating Catholic Discount

  • Second Son Discount

    (Enrolled during 2023-2024)
  • Third Son Discount

    (all three sons enrolled during 2023-2024)

Scholarship and Aid

St. Charles was founded in 1923 with the mission to serve all families in central Ohio seeking a Catholic all-boys college preparatory education. Today, we are still committed to assisting families financially to make a St. Charles education a reality. Each year, our students receive over 1.8 million dollars in scholarship and tuition assistance from the St. Charles Endowment Fund and our generous benefactors. This fund is generously supported by our many alumni, families, and friends. Below are the scholarship and financial assistance avenues available to prospective families:

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  • Academic Scholarships

    Each year, St. Charles offers a scholarship test to incoming freshmen. This year the scholarship test will be administered on January 27, 2024 ( Walter Commons 9:00am -12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm) 

    There are several four-year scholarships and one-year scholarships awarded based on the results of this national assessment.  The assessment covers general knowledge of middle school subjects.  
  • Charism Scholarships

    These awards are grants for students who have exemplified the values of our school or qualities of the school's patron saint, Saint Charles Borromeo, in their daily lives. Students will come to St. Charles to write their essay during one of two dates: January 24 (6:00pm-7:00pm Cavello Center), January 27 (Cavello 12:00pm-1:00pm and 4:00pm-5:00pm)

    This opportunity will award a minimum of one grant to a student from each Catholic parish in central Ohio.  Grants are up to $2,000. Students must apply prior to participating.
  • Outside Scholarships

    State Scholarships
    Families who reside in a designated school district may be eligible for a $7,500 EdChoice scholarship. Designated schools are those that are deemed as underperforming by the State of Ohio.  The 2023-2024 schools in our surrounding are that meet this requirement are:
    Columbus City Schools:
                Beechcroft High School
                Briggs High School
                Columbus Africentric Early College High School
                East High School
                Independence High School
                Marion-Franklin High School
                Mifflin High School
                Northland High School
                South High School
                Walnut Ridge High School
                West High School
                Whetstone High School
    Franklin Heights High School
    Groveport Madison High School
    Westland High School
    Whitehall Yearling High School
    Families who reside in other school districts may be eligible for a $7,500 EdChoice Expansion Scholarship based on household income. 
    For more information concerning the EdChoice program, click here: EdChoice Scholarship Program | Ohio Department of Education
    Outside Scholarships
    Several organizations around central Ohio offer scholarships as well as some employers.   Both the Columbus Foundation and the Catholic Foundation provide scholarships.  Information concerning those can be found here:  Scholarships | The Columbus Foundation and Catholic Foundation Scholarships | Grants | Catholic Foundation of Ohio (
    Outside scholarship checks should be forwarded to St. Charles, attn: Tracy Loesing, 2010 E. Broad St, Columbus OH  43209.
  • SCRIP: Raise Right Program

    SCRIP / Raise Right Program
    The St. Charles Scrip program is a great way to lower your tuition bill by purchasing gift cards and receiving a portion of the purchase price as a tuition credit.
    It’s easy to sign up!
    1) Go to
    2) Click “Register”
    3) Click “Join a Raiseright Program”
    4) Enter the St. Charles enrollment code: C56554A34L1L
    Orders are placed weekly on Mondays for physical gift cards or can be done at your convenience for eGift or reload cards.

  • Tuiton Assistance

    All families enrolled at St. Charles must complete the grant aid application found HERE. Applications must be submitted online with the FACTS Management company by March 15, 2024 for consideration for assistance from the Diocese of Columbus.  Assistance from St. Charles is available at any time.  Applications for tuition assistance for the 2024-25 school year open November 1, 2023.

Admissions Questions?

Should you have any questions about tuition assistance, we encourage you to contact the school’s Director of Finance, Tracy Loesing, at (380) 209-2214 or at
For any other questions regarding the admissions process at St. Charles, we invite you to reach out to the school’s Director of Admissions, Will Gruber, at (614) 260-2303, or at

Ready To Take The Next Step?

St. Charles Preparatory School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.