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Tuition, Scholarships & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees for 2020-2021

Tuition: $18,800
Fees: $650*
Registration Fee: $200

*Fees include most textbooks, Culture Series, laboratory fees, student activities fee, technology fees, student retreats, student newspaper, yearbook, and Parents’ Association dues.

The actual cost of a Dominican Academy education is over $25,000. The difference between the actual cost and tuition is made up through continual development efforts. Families with the means to do so are encouraged to consider funding the total cost of educating a student. At the heart of this request is our commitment to keep tuition as low as possible and to ensure the character of Dominican Academy.


Dominican Academy offers a select number of full- and partial-tuition merit scholarships. We invite students with outstanding performance on the TACHS/HSPT (approx. 93% or higher) and excellent grade school records who have listed D.A. as their first choice to participate in our scholarship determination process. Scholarship candidates meet a D.A. faculty or staff member for a personal interview. A teacher’s recommendation is required.


Financial aid determinations will take into account all TACHS/HSPT scores, grades, and supporting materials. Interested families must submit a financial aid application electronically through School & Student Services (SSS) no later than December 11, 2020. Need-based financial aid is granted at the school's discretion on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Financial Aid Committee will finalize awards only after the SSS file is complete and supporting documentation is submitted. Financial aid determinations will be released no later than March 31, 2021. Please note that Financial Aid packages cannot exceed more than half the cost of tuition.

Private Scholarship Opportunities

Columbus Citizens Foundation offers scholarships to students of Italian descent. Students who qualified for the Be a Student’s Friend Scholarships administered by the Archdiocese of New York are allowed to use this scholarship at Dominican Academy.

FACTS (Tuition Access & Information):

Current Parents: View your payment agreement. Please note: upon registration, you will receive an agreement number. This number changes from year to year.