Financial Aid

We recommend that applicants begin the financial aid process when applying for admission. The priority deadline for the Fall semester is March 15. The deadline for Spring is November 1. Financial Aid applications submitted after the deadlines will be considered in the order received and according to academic merit, need, and the availability of funds.

The Franciscan School of Theology utilizes the University of San Diego’s financial aid department to provide financial aid guidance and support to our student body.  All prospective and current students have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a USD financial aid officer which can be done virtually via Zoom or in person.

The Franciscan School of Theology offers scholarships based on financial need and academic merit. Additionally, we offer two special programs for employees of Catholic institutions and professed members of the Secular Franciscan Order offered to full-time on-campus degree programs only. 

FST participates in the Federal Direct Loan Program, open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. 

Please visit the link below to learn more about the financial aid services the USD financial aid team provides.

Financial Aid 




The Franciscan School of Theology offers scholarships to incoming full-time degree students. The Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship is awarded to applicants who have shown exceptional academic achievement in their previous academic work and demonstrate financial need. Additional need-based scholarships are available.  The terms and amounts vary based on each application when it is received, and the availability of funds

Apply for Financial Aid

You may complete your application online here 

  1. Apply for financial aid online 
  2. Submit a Statement of Need detailing the nature and degree of your need for financial aid. 
  3. Create an FSA ID The FSA ID – a username and password – has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in to certain U.S. Department of Education websites.
  4. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Franciscan School of Theology School Code is G11792.  https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

About This Estimation Calculator

Use this tuition net cost estimation calculator to estimate your total yearly cost of attending Franciscan School of Theology. Based on your answers to these questions this calculator will help you estimate your total cost of attending for a year.

This estimate takes into account your financial and living situation and uses the most recent EFC formulas and Franciscan School of Theology associated rewards. The total tuition (plus room & board, fees, books, and miscellaneous expenses) is then reduced by the amount of your expected financial aid rewards.

As you answer these questions, questions that are no longer relevant to you based on previous answers may be removed or added. Information entered into this form is not saved permanently in any way.

This calculator uses these EFC formulas for 2022-23 and included tables.

To find out your actual Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) awards go to FAFSA AID

By clicking "I Agree" below you are acknowledging that you have read and understood that the results of this calculator are an estimate only. This is not a binding agreement between any state or federal organization and is simply an estimate.

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Please answer the following questions. Your answers will be used to estimate the total yearly cost of attendance at Franciscan School of Theology. This will only be an estimate. To find out how much Federal Student aid you may qualify for visit StudentAid.ed.gov.

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