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Scholarships, Tuition and Affordability

What is the value of a daughter who feels secure, confident and happy?

What is the price you would pay for a safe, friend-filled, academically challenging environment that brings out the best in your daughter?

A Mount Notre Dame education goes beyond the classroom; a home away from home with supportive faculty and friends who give young women a place to thrive and become the best version of themselves.

The best investment you can make for your daughter is her education.

Tuition and Payment Plans

2018-2019 Tuition

Total Charge: $12,495

+ Juniors and Seniors will have an additional $230 for Retreat and Activity Fees.


2018 - 2019 Tablet

Tablets are leased an an annual rate of $525. At the end of four years, the tablet ownership is transferred to the student/family. The tablet cost is not included as part of the tuition and fees.


Tuition Payment Plans


Families new to MND will receive an “invitation” from FACTS Tuition Management to logon to the FACTS website, and set-up their tuition plan. All MND families are to enroll in FACTS, and select a payment plan of their choice

Below are the payment plan options:

  • Payment in Full - (plus $10 FACTS processing fee)
  • Semi-Annual Payments - (plus $20 FACTS processing fee)
  • Quarterly Payments - (plus $43 FACTS processing fee)
  • Monthly Payments - (plus $43 FACTS processing fee)

Families may choice from the dates below as to when to process their payments each month/quarter/semi annual

1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, or last day of month

Scholarships - Class of 2023

Tuition Grants, Awards and Scholarships for the Class of 2023

Mount Notre Dame (MND) is committed to partnering with families to help them realize their desire for a Mount Notre Dame education. We provide tuition assistance for many of our families through tuition grants and named scholarships and award over one million dollars annually through the generous support of our benefactors. All families requesting tuition assistance must complete a FACTS Student Aid Form by November 19, 2018. There is also an application for the named scholarships that must be completed by November 19, 2018. Additional information can be found below.

MND also offers academic scholarships, merit-based awards and alumnae legacy awards. There are varying requirements for each type so please review the information below carefully. The Kathleen Kelley ’91 Memorial Art Scholarship and Sunflower Award each require an application that must be completed by November 19, 2018.

Families are notified of awards, grants and scholarships in the mid-January admissions mailing.

Tuition Grants and Named Scholarships

  • Tuition Grants - A FACTS Student Aid Form must be completed each year to be eligible for Mount Notre Dame Tuition Assistance (financial aid). FACTS, a third-party vendor, evaluates all applications and establishes each family’s financial need. MND uses this information to determine tuition assistance grant amounts for qualifying families. There is a $30 fee payable to FACTS at the time of completing the application. The FACTS application is available at www.factsmgt.com. All FACTS Student Aid Forms must be completed by November 19, 2018.
  • Sisters of Notre Dame Grants - These renewable St. Julie Billiart Scholarships have been made possible by the generous support of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, our largest benefactor. Special consideration is given to applicants demonstrating financial need and a keen desire to attend MND. A completed and qualifying FACTS Student Aid form is required and available at www.facts.mgt.com. All FACTS Student Aid Forms must be completed by November 19, 2018.
  • Named Scholarships - Through the generosity of our benefactors, MND offers several renewable and non-renewable need-based scholarships for incoming freshmen. To be considered for a named scholarship, students must complete the online application CLICK HERE and parents must submit a FACTS application available at www.factsmgt.com. Please note that scholarship recipients will be required to write thank you notes to the benefactor who established the scholarship and be willing to meet the benefactor if applicable. All scholarship applications and FACTS Student Aid Forms are due by November 19, 2018.

  • Named Scholarships for the Class of 2023 include
    • Kathleen Kelley ’91 Memorial Scholarship, Non-Renewable. Awarded to a student who is passionate about and excels in the visual arts. Requires portfolio and separate application.
    • Marcia Petronio ’68 Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Renewable. Awarded to a student who has a keen desire to attend MND.
    • Margaret Glorius ’33 Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Renewable. Awarded to a student who has a keen desire to attend MND.
    • Mary Hanrahan Brogan ’72 Memorial Scholarship, Non-Renewable. Awarded to a student who is involved in community service and making a difference in her community.
    • Mary Mehmert Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Renewable. Awarded to a student who excels academically and is interested in Social Studies, politics and world affairs.
    • Michelle L. Hodge Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Renewable. Awarded to a student who has a keen desire to attend MND. Special consideration is given to a student (or her family) who is battling cancer.
    • Patty Zinser Collins ’63 Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Renewable. Awarded to a student who excels academically and a strong desire to serve others.
    • Penelope Asbrock Cunningham ’67 Endowed Scholarship, Renewable. Awarded to a student who has a keen desire to attend MND.
    • Sister Julie Jarvis Memorial Endowed Scholarship, Renewable. Awarded to a student who excels in math and science.

Awards

  • Sunflower Awards - These $500 non-renewable awards are given to select incoming freshmen for the demonstration of excellence in a particular academic interest, in leadership or in community involvement, modeled after our three pillars of Academic, Student and Spiritual Development. To be considered for a Sunflower Award, the student should complete the online application CLICK HERE. This application deadline is November 19, 2018.
    “Just as the sunflower follows the sun, so should we follow God.” - Julie Billiart, foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
  • Alumnae Legacy Award - MND is proud of its legacy connections. A $500 non-renewable legacy award is offered to all incoming freshmen who have mothers, grandmothers and/or great-grandmothers who graduated from Mount Notre Dame High School or Mount Notre Dame Academy, Reading, OH. There is not an application for this award as legacy information is provided by the prospective family within the application for admission.

Academic Scholarships

  • HSPT Performance-Based Academic Scholarships - MND offers several renewable and nonrenewable academic scholarships based on performance on the High School Placement Test. Scholarships may only be awarded to students completing the test on the November test date or on the first make-up test date, per archdiocesan guidelines. To be eligible, the student must send her test scores to MND and apply for admission. Academic scholarships vary in award amount. There is no application for this scholarship.
  • Billiart Scholar Honors Program Scholarships - Every incoming freshman who scores in the 90th percentile or above, or who scores a Cognitive Skills Quotient (CSQ) of 125 or above on the HSPT is extended an invitation to the Billiart Scholar Honors Program. This academic program is named after St. Julie Billiart, the foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and comes with a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship. (Additional performance-based scholarships may also be received.) Accepting the invitation includes enrolling in Honors English, Honors Math, Honors Biology, and AP Human Geography – the core coursework that will engage these academically talented students as they begin high school. Additionally, for elective courses, students are expected to enter at the recommended level for each course. At the end of the freshman year, Billiart Scholars can apply to continue in the Billiart Select Scholar Program during their sophomore and junior years. There is no application for this scholarship.
  • Kathleen Kelley ’91 Memorial Art Scholarship - This $1,000 non-renewable scholarship has been established by Kathleen’s family in her loving memory and recognizes Kathleen’s interest in art and is awarded to an incoming freshman who has a strong interest in pursuing an art career. To be eligible, the student should complete the online application available CLICK HERE, submit three pieces of artwork as described in the application and include a letter of recommendation from a teacher. The student must agree to enroll in an art class for her freshman year at MND. All components of this application must be received by the Admissions Office no later than 3:00 p.m. on November 19, 2018.

Additional Tuition Assistance and Scholarship Opportunities (for families to explore outside MND)

If you have any questions, please feel welcome to contact:

Donna Groene, Director of Admissions
dgroene@mndhs.org | 513.821-3044 ext. 164

Cheri Stacey, Sr. Advancement Officer
cstacey@mndhs.org | 513.821.3044 ext. 112

Diane Barney, Director of Finance, HR & Operations
dbarney@mndhs.org | 513.821.3044 ext. 104

Financial Aid

Making Mount Notre Dame Affordable


Mount Notre Dame understands the financial commitment needed to attend a private, Catholic school. This is why we make it a priority to provide families with financial assistance as needed.

Nearly 40% of families receive financial assistance with an average award of $4,300 annually for qualifying families. That is roughly one-third the cost of an entire academic school year.

  • Tuition Grants - FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment, a third party agent, evaluates all applications and establishes each family’s financial need. MND uses the FACTS information to determine tuition grant amounts for qualifying families. A FACTS Grant and Aid Form must be completed to be eligible for Mount Notre Dame Tuition Assistance.
  • Sisters of Notre Dame Grants - Select, renewable Sisters of Notre Dame Grants, made possible by the generous support of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, are awarded to minority students demonstrating financial need and a keen desire to attend MND. A completed and qualifying FACTS application is required.

FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Priority Deadline is November 19, 2018. There is a $30 fee payable to FACTS at the time of completing the application

Please click HERE to begin your 2019-2020 Online Application

Additional 2019-2020 Grant Information

  • Tuition and Sisters of Notre Dame Grants are based on family need.
  • All MND awards are made available through MND, and generous MND benefactors
  • Families must apply each year for a Tuition or Sisters of Notre Dame Grants. Families may anticipate a renewal of their grant award amount, provided the family financial circumstanced has remained unchanged, and the application is completed each year
  • Freshman families are notified mid January of an approved award amount.
  • Families of Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are notified of awards by March.
  • If a student withdrawals or is dismissed for any reason a financial aid award is prorated.

Assistance Available Outside of MND

Additional Tuition Assistance and Scholarship Opportunities (for families to explore outside MND)