Tuition for the 2020-2021 school year is $12,480. There is an additional $200 registration fee and a $300 activity fee.
For each additional sibling who attends Brother Rice High School, a $750 discount is awarded.
For the 2020-2021 school year, a discount for families that have students at both Brother Rice and Mother McAuley is available. Learn more details below.
2020-2021 School Year
A 2% convenience fee will be charged on all credit/debit card transactions.
E-checks are not subject to a convenience fee.
|Number of Students||Tuition|
|One student in family||$12,480 / year|
|Two students in family||$24,210 / year|
|Three students in family||$35,940 / year|
Monthly Payment Plan
The Monthly Payment Plan is for 10 months. Due on the first of month, July through April.
|Number of Students||Monthly Payment Plan|
|One student in family||$1,248/ month|
|Two students in family||$2,421/ month|
|Three students in family||$3,594/ month|
A student will be subject to suspension from classes if tuition is more than 60 days past due during the school year. After that date, students may be subject to immediate suspension and semester exams will be withheld for any account considered delinquent.
Report cards will not be issued to past due accounts.
Payment Methods Accepted
An annual $300 student lab/tech fee will be included on your July 1st statement.
Brother Rice High School accepts Visa, Mastercard and Discover. Debit cards with a Visa or Mastercard logo are also accepted.
A 2% convenience fee will be charged on all credit/debit card transactions. E-checks are not subject to a convenience fee.
Payments by check are to be mailed to:
Brother Rice High School
10001 S. Pulaski
Chicago, IL 60655
Click below to submit an online payment.
Affording a Brother Rice Education
Brother Rice High School partners with our alumni and benefactors, as well as foundations and scholarship grant organizations, to offer a comprehensive range of aid to help families afford the cost of tuition.
This year, Brother Rice students received nearly $1.4 million in assistance with an average award of over $2,200 per student and over 76% participation rate.
All students who test at Brother Rice are eligible to be named an Edmund Rice Scholar or Waterford Scholar based on their national percentile on the HSPT.
|95-99%||Edmund Rice Scholar||Awarded $3,000
(Recipients must maintain a 3.9 GPA for this gift to renew.)
|90-94%||Waterford Scholar||Awarded $1,500|
Internal Scholarship Opportunities
Brother Rice offers over 30 scholarship opportunities to students with over $300,000 awarded.
All incoming students and returning students should complete the Scholarship Application. Scholarships must be applied for annually.
Applications open October 30, 2020 and are due on December 15, 2020.
Scholarship awards will be mailed by January 25, 2021.
Be Exceptional Award
Be a Crusader, Be Exceptional has become the daily challenge to our students. Being exceptional is about more than scoring well on an entrance exam and getting good grades. We recognize and value the contributions of time and talent that our young men demonstrate within their communities. It is within this spirit that Brother Rice High School is pleased to introduce the Be Exceptional Award.
Potential students with a proven track record of being a positive contributor in their local community are encouraged to nominate themselves through this link for this award.
To be considered:
- You must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 (or grammar school equivalent) during your seventh grade year. Grades must be maintained for the entire 8th grade school year.
- Be involved in extracurricular activities or community service projects
- Sign off approval on this form from current school in regards to exemplary discipline, academic qualifications and extra-curricular school programs. Scan and Submit to BeExceptional@brrice.org
- Email a letter of recommendation from a member of your community that recognizes your individual talent to BeExceptional@brrice.org
- Submit essay to BeExceptional@brrice.org – Describe a time in your life where you faced adversity and how you overcame it. (500 words or less) The essay must be created in a Google or Word Document and sent as an attachment.
- Application packets must be received by Friday October 9th, 2020
Application packets will be reviewed by the Be Exceptional Scholarship Committee. Students that meet the criteria will be invited to participate in a personal interview.
Invitations for interviews will be sent by October 16, 2020.
The Be Exceptional Awards Night is scheduled for Wednesday November 18, 2020, 6:00 PM
Financial Aid Information
Brother Rice High School is committed to making a high-quality Catholic education affordable to students by allocating funds for need-based financial assistance, as well as scholarships that recognize students achievements.
• Over 76% of Brother Rice families participate in financial aid opportunities.
• The average award per family for the 2017-18 academic year was $2,000.
Financial aid is available at Brother Rice High School on the basis of need. Need is determined by multiple variables including the number of children/students in a family, other tuition the family is providing, and/or issues that may affect family circumstances.
External Scholarship Opportunities
Alumni Mothers’ Club Scholarship
The BRHS Alumni Mothers’ Club established the “Moms Helping Moms” Scholarship Fund to assist mothers, who are primary bread winners in their families. The partial scholarship is need-based, and awarded to students who understand the sacrifice their moms make to send them to Brother Rice. The Brother Rice Counseling Department will provide eligible students with the “Mom’s Helping Mom’s” application and the BRHS Alumni Mother’s Club members will annually review applications and choose awardees.
Application dates are TBD.
Applications are available in the Counseling Office.