Tuition and Affordability | Seton Catholic Preparatory

Tuition and Affordability


Seton Catholic Preparatory has two tuition rates. Tuition for the August 2017-May 2018 school year for active Catholic families (as deemed by their pastor) is $11,670; the full rate is $15,550 annually. Tuition can be paid by one of the following methods:

  • One payment (due July 10)
  • Semester payments (July 10 and December 10)
  • Ten monthly payments by auto withdrawal through FACTS Tuition Management

FACTS is the nation’s leading provider of tuition payment plans. In addition to helping families with monthly tuition payments, they also offer expanded flexibility for parents and schools that meets their high expectations. Click on the FACTS logo to be taken directly to Seton’s Payment Plan Setup page.


The Registration Fee is $420 per student. Various course fees and activity fees are included in the Registration Fee. Books, uniforms and athletic fees are additional.

Tuition Assistance Program

Seton Catholic Prep's financial aid budget helps to support roughly 50% of our student body. Financial aid awards are based on a family’s demonstrated need. Like most private schools, Seton Catholic employs School and Student Services (SSS) to help us make fair, objective financial aid decisions. This third-party assessment provides an estimate of the amount that each family can contribute towards a Seton education. Subsequently, we look closely at each individual case, taking into account extenuating factors. Please note:

  • This application is for those fairly with extreme financial need.
  • For last year's recipients and this year incoming freshmen - Applications and all supporting documents are due by March 31, 2016.
  • If applying for need-based financial aid through SSS, it is required that you also submit a FAIR application to Catholic Education Arizona (CEA).  
  • We only accept online financial aid applications for the Tuition Assistance Program. 
    Please do not mail hard copies to Seton Catholic.

To begin the financial aid application process for the 2016-2017 academic year, please click the image below.

Affordability: CEA

There are a number of ways to afford an education at Seton Catholic Preparatory. Catholic Education Arizona (CEA) is the best place to start. To apply for a scholarship through this organization, complete the online form at by April 15 for the following school year.

Note: Applicants must be registered students at Seton Catholic Prep or must have begun the application process to Seton. Families wishing to be considered for financial assistance based on need must complete the entire FAIR/CEA form online and submit the requested documentation fee.

The school code for the online application is 700 and the password is cea700. Once you enter the online application the Seton School Code is 703.

Applicants may also apply for specific scholarships available to Seton Catholic students. To be considered for these scholarships, please print and submit the Seton Scholarship Application. You will also need a letter of recommendation from someone who knows your family and your children. To make it easier for the person writing the letter, give them at least 2 weeks prior to the scholarship deadline and provide a recommended outline of the letter.

The financial needs of our families exceed our financial aid resources. Therefore, awards do not eliminate tuition payments for a family. There are very few exceptions to this rule, and recipients are typically designated by the donor of the financial aid funds. Families can also earn cash toward their tuition by purchasing SCRIP.

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