Admissions and Tuition

Onsite Seminary Formation

Admission to the onsite Seminary Formation at St. John Vianney College Seminary begins through contact with an applicant's local vocation director for their corresponding diocese. (To find out which is your corresponding diocese, click here.) St. John Vianney only accepts seminarians once they have secured acceptance by a diocese or religious community.

In order to estimate the Onsite Seminary Formation tuition costs, please see the following chart:

Resident Seminarian Yearly Costs for the 2024-2025 School Year

  Academic Year
(New Students)
Academic Year
(Returning Students)
Tuition and Fees: $25,500 $25,500
Room and Board: $14,500 $14,500
Books: $800 $800
New Student Experience: $2,000 N/A
Total: $42,800 $40,800




This 6 minute video contains helpful information for parents of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applicants. It helps parents navigate the FAFSA process:  from logging in, to filling out and to signing their child's FAFSA using their FSA ID. For information on creating an FSA ID, FSA has a video with detailed instructions on how to create an FSA ID: (watch below) 

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Statement of Goals

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Veterans Assistance

U.S. veterans and others interested in applying for veteran's benefits should contact their local Veterans Affairs Office for specific information and forms. Persons receiving such assistance should periodically contact their VA office to learn about changing regulations.

To receive Veterans G.I. Bill benefits, submit a completed Veterans Request for Enrollment Certification Form with all required documentation to the seminary's office. If you are new to the seminary or applying for the first time, contact the seminary office in order to ensure the proper submission of your application and all of its required documentation.

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