Tuition and Financial Aid
Mercy High School is a Catholic, secondary school of the Diocese of Norwich. The following tuition rates apply for school year 2020-2021:
- Catholics registered within the Norwich Diocese: $15,800.
- Catholics registered in a Parish of the Hartford Archdiocese: $16,000
- Non-Catholics and Non-registered Catholics: $16,300.
There are additional costs for application, registration, books, uniforms, testing services, international student fees, and some courses and activities. Mercy is a BYOD (bring your own device) campus.
A new fact sheet jointly issued by the National Catholic Education Association and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is a great resource for parents considering a Catholic education for their children. Thanks to changes in the tax code, families can use 529 college savings plans to pay for Catholic school from elementary school onward.
Tuition deductions are available for families with other children attending Mercy or Xavier High School within the same academic school year. Deductions are applied to the younger children.
Second Sibling Discount -$500
Third Sibling Discouint -$1,000
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Academic Scholarships are awarded to approximately seventeen incoming freshwomen who achieve the highest scores on the Entrance Exams offered at Mercy in November. Scholarship award recipients are notified in late December.
Additional scholarships and financial aid are available based on need. New families, including those with students applying to the Class of 2025 and students transferring to Mercy, may apply for financial aid online starting October 1, 2020. The deadline for financial aid applications for the 2021-2022 academic year is December 15, 2020.
Grant Aid Assessment Tuition Management Info Parent online application portal
All returning families, with students in the Class of 2022, 2023 and 2024 may apply online beginning Jan 1, 2021, and the deadline is March 1, 2021.
Applications received after the deadlines are reviewed on a rolling basis.