Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is $19,800 plus a $75 technology fee. There is an additional $325 graduation fee for seniors. Prep awards $2.5 million in tuition assistance, which can be viewed in detail below.
Additional costs for the 2017-18 school year include:
- Textbooks: Between $250 and $500 each year for e-textbooks. More information is available on our 1:1 iPad page.
- Breakfast/Lunch (optional): Between $5 and $10 per meal. (Students can bring their own lunch).
- Shuttle Bus to Fairfield Railroad Station: $300 This is for students commuting by train. Note: It does not include Metro-North monthly student discount commuter pass.
Fairfield Prep offers three payment plans administered by FACTS Management:
- Annual Plan
- Semi-Annual Plan
- Ten Month Plan
Financial Aid Opportunities
No prospective applicant should decline to apply to Fairfield Prep solely for financial reasons.
In total, Prep has awarded more than $2.5 million in need-based tuition assistance during the 2017-2018 school year. (All financial aid is awarded on the basis of a need analysis; Fairfield Prep does not award merit-based financial aid.)
Through the generosity of our alumni and other benefactors, Prep strives to make tuition affordable for many students whose families would otherwise not be able to afford a Prep education.
Fairfield Prep has partnered with FACTS Management to provide our financial aid application analysis. All financial aid applications must be submitted to FACTS Management.
Facts about financial aid at Prep.
Fairfield Prep has awarded more than $2.5 million in tuition-assistance grants for the 2017-2018 school year.
One out of every four Prep students receives financial aid.
The average award is approximately half the annual cost of tuition.
The maximum award available is 90% of tuition.
Financial aid is need-based; no merit-based scholarships are available.
Financial aid is a gift, not a loan, and is not expected to be repaid.
There is no work-study component to financial aid.Students whose financial aid awards exceed 50 percent of tuition are required to participate in Prep's S.E.E.D. program (view more information on S.E.E.D here).
How to apply for financial aid.
Click on one of the following links for information regarding the financial aid application process:
Divorced Parents: Be sure to download and read the Financial Aid Committee's policy for assessing need in the case of a student whose parents are divorced.