Boys walking to evening rehearsal

The independence and self-sufficiency I gained at the Choir School have served me well throughout my adult life.— Sean McFate ‘84

Tuition & Financial Aid


Tuition for the 2019-20 academic year at Saint Thomas is $16,500. This covers all aspects of a Saint Thomas education, including room, board, extracurricular activities like private instrumental and voice lessons, and costs associated with choir tours.

All students at Saint Thomas, whether or not they receive additional financial aid, benefit from a significantly subsidized education thanks to our generous benefactors and supporters. The actual cost of educating each boy is around $80,000.

Over a 6-year average, 74% of Saint Thomas students have received additional financial aid, averaging $9,500 per award. No qualified boy is turned away due to financial need.

Financial Aid

The application process at Saint Thomas is need-blind, and substantial additional financial aid is available to eligible applicants. Once accepted to Saint Thomas, families may apply by completing the National Association of Independent Schools, School and Student Services (NAIS SSS) Parent Financial Statement (

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