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See costs for the 2018-19 academic year.
Costs for the 2017-18 academic year are as follows:
*Health insurance is mandatory for international students; automatically billed for U.S. students, online waiver available (Refer to Health Center and Insurance Information.)
**Tuition insurance is automatically billed for all students, online waiver available
Actual costs may vary from estimates. Prospective students may use the College Board’s Net Price Calculator, which is designed to help families plan for the costs associated with attending St. John’s College.
Accepted students may use the financial aid award letter and the Estimated Billing Worksheet 2018-19 to estimate total costs. Use the dropdown prompts to populate the charges accordingly.
Note: The worksheet uses the features provided by Adobe Acrobat products. In order for calculations to work properly, you’ll need to use Internet Explorer or open the file in Adobe Reader software (available for free download).
A student deposit is similar to a security deposit against damages and/or fines. All incoming freshmen, re-admitted students, and Santa Fe transfer students are charged a $200 student deposit. This deposit will remain intact for as long as the student is enrolled at St. John’s. It will be returned, less any outstanding balances/fines/fees, when a student leaves the college.
The Tuition Refund Plan enhances and extends the college’s current refund schedule. The insurance plan, offered through A.W.G. Dewar, covers tuition and activity fees. It ensures up to a 60% refund for medical or mental health withdrawals at any time during the semester. To facilitate enrollment in the program, students will be billed automatically for the cost of the program. No additional application is required. Students will be provided an opportunity to opt out of the insurance program.
All students are billed a non-refundable charge of $125 for the manuals printed by the college for use in classes.
Please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 410-626-2502 or via e-mail at annapolis.financialaid(at)sjc.edu.
All students are required to sign and submit a Financial Responsibility Agreement in order to register for the fall semester. Please read through the agreement and review each financial category.
The Authorization to Release Student Information form allows third party communication of students billing information and is strongly recommended.
These signed agreements can be submitted with your semester payment or directly to the Business Office at student.accounts(at)sjc.edu.
Below are the links to the student account forms, letters and brochures:
Fall semester payment is due in full by August 1.
Spring semester payment is due in full by December 1.
Payments can be made via check or money order payable to St. John’s College and sent to:
St. John’s College
P.O. Box 37139
Baltimore, MD 21297-3139
Please include the student’s name and ID number on the memo line of the check. Cash payments are accepted at the Business Office on the Annapolis campus.
It is important that payments are received in a timely manner. Please plan ahead to meet the payment deadlines. Late fees will be assessed for failure to comply with these dates. (See question below, What is the college's late fee policy?)
Your Fee Statement will not be mailed; it only appears online via the St. John’s College student portal, mySJC. (See question regarding Fee Statement for information about how to access.)
St John’s College fall tuition is due in full by August 1
Students will not receive their schedule or room key without payment in full or a valid (current) TMS payment plan at the time of fall registration.
St. John’s College spring tuition is due in full by December 1
Student’s AN 1card Meal Plan will not be activated without payment in full or a valid (current) TMS payment plan in place on the first day of the spring semester. Refund/credit for missed meals will not be issued.
Any student account balance remaining as of the first of each month will be assessed a non-refundable late fee equal to $300 or 10 percent of the outstanding balance, whichever is less.
SJC will assess TMS payment plans a non-refundable late fee equal to $300 or 10 percent of the outstanding payment amount, whichever is less, on the fifth of each month. SJC’s late fee will be added to the student’s TMS payment plan budget. SJC’s late fee is in addition to any late fees assessed directly by TMS.
Please note: TMS payment plans that are deemed two months delinquent result in a student’s immediate disenrollment from TMS, and the outstanding balance owed will be due immediately. If the outstanding balance cannot be paid in full, the student may be dis-enrolled from the college for financial reasons.
Fee Statements will not be mailed; they only appears online. Using a St. John’s College username and password, log on to the mySJC student portal and select the Student tab to view account information.
To confirm that the password on a St. John’s College account is current (or to reset/change a password), go to https://portunes.sjc.edu:9251. Log in using college username and password, which are the same ones used to access the college’s WiFi and library computers. If there are issues, click the User Registration link in the upper left and follow the onscreen instructions. For questions about mySJC, please contact the ITS department at helpdesk(at)sjc.edu.
If you have successfully accessed the mySJC portal and have questions regarding your student account, please call 410-626-2515 or e-mail student.accounts(at)sjc.edu.
Tuition Management Systems (TMS) provides St. John’s College students and families alternative payment options. Contact TMS directly at 800-722-4867 or online at sjc.afford.com for more information regarding:
Download instructions on how to enroll and renew TMS payment plans online
Written refund requests for Annapolis students should be sent to annapolis.studentaccounts(at)sjc.edu.
All refunds are issued in the name of the student, with the exception of refunds resulting from Parent Plus Loans, which are prepared in accordance with the Parent Plus Loan application.
Refunds resulting from federal loans or grants are automatically refunded after the date of disbursement following federal guidelines.
Please contact the Office of the Registrar at annapolis.registrar(at)sjc.edu for any address changes.
Questions about on-campus housing should be directed to Taylor Waters, director of student services, at 410-626-2512 or e-mail taylor.waters(at)sjc.edu.
Freshmen are required to participate in the 19-meal plan and are automatically charged accordingly. Upperclassmen living on campus are required to participate in (and are automatically charged) the 14-meal plan. Meal plans may be adjusted during room selection and authorized on the housing contract. Once the semester starts, upperclassmen have five business days to change their meal plans.
Please contact the Assistant Dean’s office at 410-626-2512 or e-mail Frances Van Ness at frances.vanness(at)sjc.edu if you want to change your meal plan. Meal plan changes will not be allowed after 4:30 p.m. (ET) on August 31.
The St. John’s College 1Card is the college’s official identification card. Issued to all members of the college community, it is required for identification and access to essential campus services. It also offers the convenient option of establishing an account for making purchases on campus.
Meal Plans – Swipe the 1Card to access your meal plan at the Randall Dining Hall.
Library – Check out materials at the Annapolis Greenfield Library utilizing the bar code on your 1Card and pay fines using your Campus Cash account.
Residence Hall and Gym Access – Use your St. John’s College 1Card to enter your residence halls and the Iglehart Hall Gym.
On-Campus Events – Present your St. John’s College 1Card to attend campus events.
Campus Cash – Campus Cash is a prepaid spending account offering a safe and convenient way to make purchases on campus. It is designed to eliminate the need to carry cash. You can add value via cash, check, or credit card online.
For additional information on the St. John’s College 1Card, please visit the 1Card page or contact 1Card customer service at 866-568-5121, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET).