Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Choosing an independent school is a significant decision for families—both academically and financially. While all families are expected to contribute towards their child's education, we are committed to making the cost of a TJ education affordable. One-third of our student body receives some level of tuition assistance. 

Financial Aid Application Deadline
All applications for financial aid for the 2024–2025 school year must be received by January 9, 2024. 

Financial Aid Decision Date
Returning Families: February 2, 2024

New Families: March 9, 2024

Financial Aid Application Process
Families seeking need based assistance should complete the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) through the School & Student Services (SSS) for Financial Aid System.
  1.  SSS will begin accepting applications for the 2024–2025 school year early in November 2023.
  2.  Thomas Jefferson School's school code for the application is 7666.
  3.  The fee of $60 is nonrefundable. Once your PFS is submitted, it cannot be withdrawn from the SSS system.
  4. Helpful information on the PFS process can be found here.
  5. SSS Family Portal Access can be found here.

Tuition & Fees for the 2024–2025 School Year

$37,950  Day Students
Five-Day Boarding Students
Seven-Day Boarding Students
$69,950  International Seven-Day Boarding Students

$350–$500, dependent on courses

Health Insurance for International Students
approximately $1,400 (10-month policy)

The fees listed above do not include travel expenses, weekly allowances, Advanced Placement examinations, SAT or ACT examinations, or college application fees.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

There shall be no discrimination by the School in the selection of its governing Board, in the employment of personnel, in the admission of students, or in the administration of the School’s programming because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital, veteran, or handicapped status in violation of existing state or federal law or regulations.

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4100 S. Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63127
P. (314) 843-4151
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