Educating and empowering young women since 1874

Tuition & Financial Aid

The greatest investment a family can make is in the education of its children. For the 2020–21 academic year, approximately 46% of our student body received financial assistance. 

Tuition 2021–22 Academic Year

Preschool (Ages 3 and 4)

Mon–Fri (Full Day) $11,350
3-Day (Full Day, M-W-F) $7,550
Grades K–12
Kindergarten $11,200
Grades 1–5 $11,200
Grades 6–8 $15,300
Grades 9–12* $16,650
*Grade 12 Graduation Fee $350


Academic scholarships are awarded to both current Bay View students and new applicants to Grade 9. These awards are based on achievement on the High School Placement Exam and transcripts. Scholarships are renewable for four years, contingent upon continued academic excellence.

Financial Assistance

St. Mary Academy – Bay View and the Diocese of Providence strive to make a Catholic education affordable to families by providing financial assistance to students with demonstrated need in Kindergarten through Grade 12.

Awards are based on the applicant's ability to pay tuition as determined by the information submitted on the application form to the FACTS Management Company. All awards are based on a family's financial need and the availability of funds.

Applying for Financial Assistance

The priority deadline for financial aid applications (The FACTS application)  is Monday, December 31, 2021. Please contact the Admissions Office at, if you have any questions about financial aid. We encourage families to submit an application even if it is past the deadline. Our application and process is below.