Sample Financial Aid Awards

The excellent private college education offered by Saint Mary’s is within reach for students from a wide variety of families and backgrounds.

The sample aid awards outlined below are based on financial aid packages awarded to real students in fall 2015.

Saint Mary’s is committed to making college accessible and affordable. To learn more about your eligibility for aid, contact the Financial Aid Office.

 

Family’s adjusted gross income: $47,238
2 family members, 1 in college, from Minnesota
Saint Mary's Scholarship $15,000
Lillian Davis Hogan Award $2,000
Saint Cecilia Award $2,000
Catholic H.S. Scholarship $1,000
Minnesota State Grant $6,111
Subsidized Loan $3,500
Unsubsidized Loan $2,000
Perkins Loan $2,000
Minnesota Work-Study $1,800
Total aid awarded $35,441

 

Family’s adjusted gross income: $15,600
4 family members, 2 in college, from Texas
Saint Mary's Scholarship $16,000
Saint Mary's Grant $6,600
Federal Pell Grant $5,775
Subsidized Loan $3,500
Unsubsidized Loan $2,000
Perkins Loan $2,000
Minnesota Work-Study $1,800
Total aid awarded $37,675

 

 

Family’s adjusted gross income: $68,334
7 family members, 1 in college, from Illinois
Saint Mary's Scholarship $18,000
Saint Mary's Grant $5,600
Federal Pell Grant $3,225
Catholic H.S. Scholarship $1,000
Subsidized Loan $3,500
Unsubsidized Loan $2,000
Perkins Loan $2,000
Federal Work-Study $1,800
Total aid awarded $37,125

 

Family’s adjusted gross income: $137,835
4 family members, 1 in college, from Illinois
Saint Mary's Scholarship $18,000
Catholic H.S. Scholarship $1,000
Alumni Legacy Scholarship $1,000
Lillian Davis Hogan Award $2,000
Saint Cecilia Award $2,000
Unsubsidized Loan $5,500
Total aid awarded $29,500

 

Family’s adjusted gross income: $21,929
3 family members, 1 in college, from Wisconsin
Saint Mary's Scholarship $12,000
Saint Mary's Grant $6,600
Federal Pell Grant $5,625
Subsidized Loan $3,500
Unsubsidized Loan $2,000
Minnesota Work-Study $1,800
Total aid awarded $31,525

 

Family’s adjusted gross income: $36,500
5 family members, 2 in college, from Oregon
Saint Mary's Scholarship $15,000
Alumni Legacy Scholarship $1,000
Saint Mary's Grant $2,000
Federal Pell Grant $5,725
Subsidized Loan $3,500
Unsubsidized Loan $2,000
Federal Work-Study $1,800
Total aid awarded $32,025