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 2018 - 2019:
- Catholics registered within the Norwich Diocese: $14,900.
- Catholics registered in a Parish of the Hartford Archdiocese: $15,100.
- Non-Catholics and Non-registered Catholics: $15,400.
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.
- Oldest Child: Full Tuition
- 2nd Child: Deduct $500
- 3rd Child: Deduct $1,000
- 4th Child: Free
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 2022 and students transferring to Mercy, may apply for financial aid online starting October 1, 2017. The deadline for financial aid applications for the 2018-2019 academic year is December 15, 2017. All returning families, with students in the Class of 2019, 2020 and 2021, may apply online beginning Jan 1, 2018, and the deadline is March 1, 2018. Applications received after the deadlines are reviewed on a rolling basis. The financial aid application for the Class of 2023 will open on October 1, 2018 and the deadline is December 15, 2018.