Admissions

The Catholic High School of Baltimore is an independent college-preparatory high school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. Since 1939 young women have benefited from the education they received at Catholic High.

Application Process

We're so excited that you're interested in Catholic High! We accept students who are excited to live out our Franciscan mission of academic excellence, responsible leadership, and Christian community service. Our diverse school community affords our students exposure and understanding of cultural uniqueness.

Catholic High applicants must complete the following steps:

Class of 2027


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Tuition & Fees

Catholic High’s Tuition Guarantee
We are pleased to offer our families a Tuition Guarantee. You can budget for your daughter's high school tuition cost, knowing there will not be any increase in tuition through Senior year. This does not include annual fees, which are subject to change.

Tuition (Fixed through Senior Year)
Class of 2026 - $15,600
Class of 2025 - $15,300
Class of 2024 - $15,300
Class of 2023 - $14,800

Fees for the 2022-2023 School Year: $1,100
Please reference the current school year's Student/Parent Device Agreement for additional costs associated with school-issued device accidental damages.

Registration Fee: $175

Senior Fee: $350
Includes retreat, transportation, Baccalaureate, and graduation expenses.

Archangel Fee: Extra $1,500 per year (Grades 9, 10)

Second Daughter Grant: Per additional child - $1,500

Legacy Grant: $1,500

Payment-in-Full Discount
Payments-in-full received by June 1 will receive a 3% discount. Credit card payers or recipients of any other discounts, aid, grants, or scholarships will not be eligible for this discount.

Tuition Refund Plan
Tuition Refund Plan available at 1.7% of tuition and all fees. Mandatory semi-annual and monthly payment plans. Optional, but encouraged for families who make full payments.

Tuition Assistance Application (Optional)
Catholic High offers tuition assistance, which is need-based and must be applied for each year through FACTS. Families may apply beginning in early November by visiting www.factstuitionaid.com.


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Scholarships

Merit-Based Scholarships

The Catholic High School of Baltimore offers a number of merit-based scholarships to qualified students entering the ninth grade. Students who qualify for the top merit-based scholarships will be contacted in January for a special interview. Scholarships are renewed annually, as long as the scholar maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Mother Generosa Scholarship (Full tuition per year)
St. John Neumann Scholarship (Half of tuition per year)
President's Scholarship ($4,500 per year)
Principal's Scholarship ($3,000 per year)
Mother Mary Francis Bachmann Scholarship ($2,500 per year)
Mission Award ($1,000 per year)
Legacy Grant ($1,500 per year) - This award is for all daughters and granddaughters of Catholic High alumnae.

Visual & Performing Arts Scholarships

There are also scholarships for the Arts (Visual Art, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Theater), and for Public Speaking. Students applying for a scholarship in Visual Art, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music and Theater must be an applicant to the McCafferty Visual and Performing Arts Program. To apply for any one of these, click here to complete the required program application and check "Yes" for the statement, "I am interested in a Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship" in order to receive information about the scholarship applications. These applications are due no later than December 16, 2022. There are interviews and auditions for each of these, and a representative from the Office of Enrollment will contact each applicant to schedule her interview time in mid January.

Art Scholarship ($2,000 per year)
Vocal Scholarship ($2,000 per year)
Band Scholarship ($2,000 per year)
Theater Scholarship ($2,000 per year)
Forensics (Public Speaking) ($2,000 per year)


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External Scholarships

Students looking for external scholarships are able to apply to the following organizations. These organizations have their own due dates and requirements for application. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact them individually. You may find their contact information at the links below. 


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Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour through The Catholic High School of Baltimore. Walk along the halls with us to see inside 2800 Edison Highway!

Contact the Office of Enrollment with any questions and for updates on admissions events at admissions@thecatholichighschool.org.


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