Tuition and Costs

What is the Tuition at St. John’s College?

Tuition at St. John’s College is $35,000 for undergraduates starting with the 2019–20 academic year and tuition for graduate programs ranges from $9,558 to $14,868 per semester. St. John’s is committed to making college affordable. In addition to new tuition pricing, the college provides generous need-based financial aid and merit scholarships.

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Did St. John’s College Lower Tuition?

St. John’s College is proud to announce we have lowered undergraduate tuition for the 2019–20 academic year to $35,000, which makes St. John’s one of the most affordable liberal arts colleges in the United States. In addition, the college is implementing a tuition freeze for graduate students for the 2019–20 academic year.

ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE TUITION 2019-20
description of costs Amount
Undergraduate tuition (per academic year) $35,000
Graduate tuition (per semester) $9,558 to $14,868

See cost information for 2018–19 academic year.

What is the Total Cost of Attendance at St. John’s?

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees for 2019–20

Annapolis Undergraduate Program

Tuition: $35,000
Room and board: $13,635
Activity fee: $510
Other fees: $125
Total: $49,270 per year

Santa Fe Undergraduate Program 

Tuition: $35,000
Room and board: $12,860
Activity fee: $510
Other fees: $900
Total: $49,270 per year

Other fees include health services and books in Santa Fe and manuals in Annapolis. Class-specific fees include a student deposit ($200 for freshman/readmits/transfers) and a graduation fee ($100 for seniors). Tuition Insurance is an annual optional charge ($426 in 2019–20) included on all students Fee Statements.  International students will have health insurance premiums ($2,520 in 2019–20). Room and board may vary depending on room type and meal plan selected.

Graduate Tuition and Fees for 2019–20

Annapolis Graduate Institute

Master of Arts in Liberal Arts (MALA)

Tuition: $9,558 per semester
Average Fees: $150
Total: $9,698 per semester

The Master of Arts in Eastern Classics program is not available on the Annapolis campus.

Room and Board

Summer 2020 Only, Room Only: $1,600

Santa Fe Graduate Institute

Master of Arts in Liberal Arts (MALA)

Tuition: $9,558 per semester
Average Fees: $300
Total: $9,858 per semester

Master of Arts in Eastern Classics (MAEC)

Total Tuition and Fees: $36,608 for the degree (3 semesters)

Room and Board

Spring and Fall Room: $4,228
Summer Room: $2,114

Meal Plans

Fall and Spring
21 meals per week: $2,498
14 mpw: $2,198
10 mpw: $1,574
Block (52 meals per semester): $620

Summer
21 meals per week: $1,249
14 meals per week: $1,099
10 meals per week: $787
OFF CAMPUS ONLY
Block (56 meals per semester): $620

Tuition insurance, which is optional, costs $116 Liberal Arts / $179 Eastern Classics per semester. Health insurance rates for 2019–20 have not been finalized.

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator is designed to help families plan for the costs associated with attending St. John’s College. By entering your financial information into the calculator linked below, you will be able to determine the estimated cost to your family as well as estimates of scholarship and grant aid, and loan eligibility.

Please remember:

  • This calculator is not a financial aid application. The FAFSA form, as well as other requested forms, must be completed and submitted to the college as specified by the Financial Aid Office.
  • The estimated aid package produced by this calculator is not a financial aid award letter from the college. Your eligibility for aid at St. John’s will be determined on the basis of the information provided on a complete financial aid application.
  • The calculator is based on the need analysis policies in effect for students currently enrolling, and may change over time (e.g. to reflect inflation and cost of living changes).

Net Price Calculator