Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy
Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy
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Financial Aid & Forms

Students that are applying to Cathedral Prep or Villa Maria Academy may apply for financial aid through either FACTS or Diocesan Financial AidThe deadline for Cathedral Prep/Villa Maria Academy and Diocesan Financial Aid applications is March 1, 2021.

1.FACTS-Financial Aid Assessment

Cathedral Prep and Villa Maria Academy utilize FACTS to provide financial aid need calculations, facilitate the aid award process, and manage payment plans for our families. To start your application process for the 21-22 school year, click the FACTS logo to create or sign-in to your account and follow the instructions to apply for financial aid. You will use the same FACTS account for both financial aid application and subsequent tuition payment plans.

2. Diocesan Financial Aid

The Erie Diocese grants awards to Cathedral Prep and Villa Maria Academy students from the Bishop Assistance plan and from the STAR Foundation. These awards range from $350 - $500.  These awards are managed by the Diocese and are independent of Prep/Villa financial aid.  Applications must be submitted directly to the Diocese.

The 2021-2022 Diocesan Tuition Aid Form must be printed out with a $20 processing fee and mailed to:

Diocese of Erie
Tuition Assistance Program
PO BOX 8070
Erie, Pennsylvania 16505-0070

If you are applying for financial aid for the current school year, please contact Vice President of Enrollment Management, Mr. Tim Dougherty, with any questions or call at (814) 453-7737, Ext. 3 or Ms. Christine Uht, Associate Director of Enrollment Management, at (814) 453-7737, Ext. 3239. 

AWARD NOTIFICATIONS WILL BE SENT IN MID-APRIL VIA FACTS.  TUITION INVOICES AND PAYMENT PLAN INVITATIONS WILL BE SENT VIA FACTS IN MID-MAY.