Tuition and Financial Assistance

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Please note: Financial assistance is not available at this time for new applicants for the 2020-21 school year.

Catlin Gabel is committed to making its education affordable. We encourage families to apply for admission even if they feel the cost of tuition is out of reach. More than one-quarter of the student body receives financial assistance through need-based tuition and special scholarships.

Every family is expected to contribute to the cost of their child's education, and need-based tuition may be offered to eligible families who cannot afford the full cost of our published tuition. Once enrolled, there is also assistance for books, laptops, school trips, bus service, learning center, co-curricular activities, and more.

For the 2019-20 school year, we allocated over $4.7 million in financial assistance to families with annual household incomes primarily within the range of $30,580 to $301,950. Financial assistance ranged from $6,000 to $33,950 and averaged $23,180.

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Jan 31, 2020: Palma Scholars Program deadline to submit:

  • Online Parent Financial Statement (PFS)
  • 2018 W2 Statements
  • 2018 Federal tax return with Schedules A - F and 1 - 6  as applicable
  • 2019 W2 Statements

Feb 7, 2020: All other households deadline to submit:

  • Online Parent Financial Statement (PFS)
  • [New applicants:] 2018 W2 Statements
  • [New applicants:] 2018 Federal tax return with Schedules A - F and 1 - 6 as applicable
  • 2019 W2 Statements

Feb 28, 2020: All households applying for need-based tuition deadline to submit:

  • 2019 tax documents with schedules A - F and 1 - 6 as applicable
March 6, 2020: Newly admitted families receive admission and financial assistance decisions via email
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We encourage you to visit campus early in your exploration process. Registration is available via the admission portal September through early February.

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