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Westminster means opportunity.

Immersive cross-curricular academic experiences. Expert teachers dedicated to matching the insatiable curiosity of their students. A more than 180-acre campus on which committed learners gather to encourage and learn together from a radius of over 30 miles in the Atlanta area. Countless resources that allow students to find and pursue their passions. Experiences that extend beyond the classroom, into our city, throughout our country, and across the globe. A need-blind Admissions process and Financial Aid funding at the 99% level for students across all divisions.

A Westminster education is an investment of a lifetime.

2017-18 Tuition and Fees

Pre-First through Fifth Grade $24,220
Sixth through Twelfth Grade $28,090

Tuition Schedule

February 28, 2017

  • Pre-First through Sixth Grade: $4,844
  • Sixth through Twelfth Grade: $5,618

June 1, 2017

  • Pre-First through Sixth Grade: $12,110
  • Sixth through Twelfth Grade: $14,045

November 1, 2017

  • Pre-First through Sixth Grade: $7,266
  • Sixth through Twelfth Grade: $8,427

Tuition and Fees include lunch, academic activity fees for all students, and technology resources. Students in pre-first through second grade have the use of iPads, while students in grades 3-12 use MacBooks. Book fees also include any software licensing fees for specific courses. While included for Lower School students, books typically average $350 to $400 for Middle School students and $450 to $600 for Upper School students.

Financial Aid

Westminster is committed to providing bright, motivated, curious students with an unparalleled education regardless of their ability to pay. More than $4 million is awarded each year to families with demonstrated need.

Families must apply annually for financial aid directly through The School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) website.

Applying for Financial Aid

Step 1: Notify the School

Any parent interested in applying for financial aid should indicate this on their online application. Our admissions application process is need-blind, therefore the Admissions Committee will never know who is applying for or is in need of financial aid to attend Westminster.

As you complete the family information portion of the online application, answer "yes" to the question, "Do you plan to apply for financial aid?" If you did not reply "yes" to this question as you completed your application for admission, be sure to email us to let us know that you plan to apply for aid.

Step 2: Collect Required Documents

A list of all required documents required by SSS can be found in the 2017-18 Parent Guide to Financial Aid. All documents must be uploaded to the SSS site along with your completed application.

Please note that the Admissions Office is unable to accept any financial aid documents directly. All required documents should be uploaded directly to the SSS website. The Admissions Office cannot fax or upload on behalf of the applicant.

Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid Online

Please read the detailed guide to the financial aid application process prior to submitting your application.

FAQ's About Financial Aid

How many students currently receive financial aid?

Approximately 15% of our students in grades pre-first-twelfth qualify for financial aid.

Does Westminster offer scholarships?

Unfortunately, as a member of and in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the Georgia High School Association (GHSA), Westminster is unable to offer scholarships; however, we do fund up to 99% of need for students who qualify for Financial Aid. We do ask families who qualify for 100% aid to pay a minimum of $350 for the school year.

What if I am divorced or unmarried?

Westminster believes that a family’s contribution to education is based on the family’s ability to pay rather than each parent’s willingness to pay. In keeping with the NAIS Principles of Good Practice for Financial Aid, the School considers tuition the responsibility of both parents. Accordingly, both parents must complete a Financial Aid application and provide required documents. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis depending on several factors. For students in the Admissions process, email financialaid@westminster.net if you would like to find out if you qualify for such an exception. In cases where applications are completed by non-married parents, information is kept separate and confidential and will never be shared by the School with the other parent.