Why is St. John’s more affordable than most colleges?
Our capital campaign is raising millions to keep your tuition low, provide generous scholarships, and support the best teaching faculty in the world
$36,040 tuition + $15,830 average room, board, fees
With gifts from alumni and friends, we lowered tuition in 2018 and have kept it low since
Average cost of attendance after financial aid
St. John’s By the Numbers
Nearly a quarter of the St. John's Class of 2022 are Pell eligible students
St. John’s awarded more than $6 million in scholarships to freshmen
St. John's tuition ranks as one of the most affordable among Top 50 Liberal Arts Colleges
Making College Attainable for All
St. John’s is committed to making college affordable for all students seeking a Great Books education. Our financial aid process breaks the mold because it’s friendly, transparent, and honest. We have one of the most affordable tuitions of any top liberal arts college in the United States: $36,040. We also provide generous need-based financial aid and merit scholarships to further reduce costs. On average, students pay $24,500 to attend St. John’s. We understand that everyone’s financial situation is different. As a result, we give you personal attention and individualize the process. Don’t hesitate to contact the Financial Aid Office with questions or concerns. We will guide you.