Tuition & Fees

VASJ appreciates your investment in your child's education. The sacrifices you make now will manifest in far greater results and achievements in the future. A Catholic education in the family spirit of the Marianist Brothers and Ursuline Sisters will prove invaluable for students, families, and the entire Greater Cleveland Community.

2014-15 Tuition/Fees

Tuition at VASJ for the 2014-15 school year is $8,450 with a nonrefundable registration fee of $400. With a few
exceptions, students are not required to purchase books. Generally, tuition is set in the spring for the following school year. We make every effort to keep our tuition affordable for families.

  • Base Tuition: $8,450
  • Registration/Technology Fee: $400
  • Athletic Fees: $300* (first sport); $150 each additional sport
  • Course Fees (if applicable): There are also fees associated with specific courses. These can be found in the VASJ Program of Studies

ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

Payment Options for Base Tuition

A signed financial contract must be on file at the business office denoting which tuition payment option you are choosing. Click here to print the financial contract.

Option 1: Payment in Full by May 31 (5% discount off of net tuition due)

Option 2: Payment in Full by June 30 (4% discount off of net tuition due)

Option 3: Monthly payments starting in June (12 payments), July (11 payments) or August (10 payments). Monthly payments must be made to Tuiton Management Systems (TMS). There is a $42 enrollment fee payable to TMS for this option. Go to www.afford.com for an enrollment form or contact the business office at 216-481-8414 ext. 240 for an enrollment form.

Option 4: Obtain a 10 or 11 month loan from the Ohio Catholic Credit Union. With this loan program you are eligible for a $200 tuition discount provided all your monthly payments are made on time. A loan application can be found under the admissions packet & related forms section.


Tuition Assistance and Scholarships

To be considered for tuition assistance, families must submit a completed financial aid application to Private School Aid Service (PSAS). The PSAS form is available through the VASJ Admissions and Business Offices as well as online through our website.

Diocesan Financial Aid
Catholic Education Endowment Trust Grants (CEETG) are awarded each year by the Diocese of Cleveland. Grants are based solely on financial need. You apply for CEETG by filling out the Private School Aid Service Form (PSAS). There are three ways to complete and submit the PSAS:

1. Complete the form online and pay the fee with your credit card by clicking here.

2. Download and print the PDF of the actual form by clicking here, complete and mail along with payment to PSAS (DO NOT SUBMIT TO VASJ).

3. Pick up a hard copy of the form at VASJ.

4. You will need this school code for the PSAS: 4285.

Entrance Exam Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded each year to incoming freshmen based on the top scores from the VASJ Entrance Exams given in October and November. Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $3,000 and are renewable as long as the student meets certain grade point, attendance and conduct criteria.

Bishop Anthony M. Pilla Scholarship
The Bishop Pilla Scholarship is awarded annually to two Catholic students who attend Catholic Elementary Schools. Each scholarship is for $1,000 and is renewable. Students can obtain applications from the VASJ Office of Admissions or by clicking here for the complete Pilla Scholarship application. The deadline for scholarship application submission is November 29, 2013. 

Other Scholarships
Current VASJ students have the opportunity to be considered every year for scholarships awarded on Founders’ Day. Depending upon the scholarship, a student would complete an application or be nominated by a faculty member. Founders’ Day scholarships are funded by private donors, friends and alumnae/alumni and vary in amount.

Cleveland Scholarship and Tutoring Program or EdChoice Program

VASJ accepts qualified students enrolled in the CSTP or EdChoice Program.


Tuition Discounts

Legacy Student Discount
New and current students who are children and grandchildren of VA, SJ or VASJ graduates will receive a $500
annual discount on their VASJ tuition.

Referral Discount
Current VASJ families may receive a $250 credit for each family that they refer whose student enrolls at VASJ. The discount is good only for the first year of the referred student’s attendance. The family claiming the discount must be cited on the new student’s application. Referral discounts are not transferable. The family claiming the discount will receive only one (1) $250 credit per student they refer.

Catholic School Employee Discount
Students with a parent who works full-time in a Catholic education institution (Catholic elementary school, high school or college) will be eligible for a $500 discount in tuition. Families must prove employment at the Catholic school and the discount does not double if two parents work in Catholic schools.