Tuition and Aid

Tuition and Fees

Christian Brothers Academy offers three types of financial assistance for qualified students. Each option has different eligibility requirements as well as a separate application process as noted below.

  • The tuition for the upcoming school year is determined by the CBA Board of Trustees in February of each year
  • There is no tuition discount for additional children at CBA
  • Tuition Payment Programs Administered with Blackbaud Tuition Management


  • 7th and 8th Grades- $ 12,719 (includes $300 activity fee)
  • 9th-12th Grades- $ 13,129 (includes $300 activity fee)

Payment Options

Automatic Debit

Set up an account through your checking or savings account. Payments are processed on the 1st, 10th, 15th or 25th as you have selected.

Payment Plans

All coupon payments are due on the 10th of the month. You may choose one of the following options: 

  • ONE Month: Due in JULY
  • TEN Month: Due each month from JULY to APRIL.

Late Fees

$35 will be charged by SMART after the 10-day grace period elapses. CBA is unable to waive LATE FEES, as these fees are charged by the tuition company.

Payment Questions?

If you are not sure of the plan that you have, or you wish to change to a new plan, please call the Finance Office at (315) 446-5960 ext. 1124.

Financial Aid Program

Options for Financial Aid and Scholarships

For incoming 7th graders only

Merit Scholarships: for incoming 7th graders who take the CBA Entrance Exam.  Entrance Exams are administered in November for a $25 fee. The top performers selected are awarded a Merit Scholarship and are notified by mail in late December prior to receiving the acceptance letter in January.  Scholarships are awarded each year, for the six years of a student's tenure at CBA. Family income levels do not impact the decision-making process.  The Merit Scholarships are based on test results, report cards and applications.

Perpetual Scholarship Program: The CBA Perpetual Scholarship Program is sponsored by alumni, families and friends of CBA. The intention of these donors is to sponsor students who are academically qualified but may be financially unable to attend CBA. The amount of the award varies per scholarship. The scholarship remains with the student as long as they remain at CBA and are academically eligible. Once awarded, each recipient will be required to maintain appropriate correspondence with the donor. Those awarded a perpetual scholarship will be notified by mail before the registration date. These scholarships are typically awarded to incoming 7th grade families with an income in the $60,000 and below range.

*Please note that if you apply for a perpetual scholarship, you must also apply for financial aid.

Application Requirements

  1. The student applicant must have a composite score in the 75th percentile or higher on the CBA entrance exam.
  2. The student must write a 100-word essay on how a CBA education will benefit them in their service to their school and community.
  3. You must provide recommendations from Both the principal and a teacher of the student’s elementary school.

For All Students

Financial Aid

The CBA financial aid program provides tuition assistance to students that qualify based on the student’s financial aid index as determined in the financial aid application.

*Please note that you must apply each year for your financial aid to be renewed.

Financial Aid Application

Access Application atHttps://

School ID#: 00248

Deadline: April 3, 2024

Cost:  $45 for individual, $55 for business owners

*If additional assistance or access to a computer is needed, please contact the CBA finance office: Betsy Mitchell 315-446-5960 extension 1124 or Anne Schell 315-446-5960 extension 1135

Important Notes:

*Christian Brothers Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and scholarships.