Tuition and Financial Aid

Financial Assistance

Cardinal Spellman High School now uses FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment as the school's financial aid partner. In order to be considered for financial aid, incoming freshmen families must apply at on or before January 1, 2018. For returning families, the deadline to reapply for financial aid is February 15, 2018. However late applications will be reviewed and awards will be made as funds remain available. Our School Code is: 2953. Once an online application has been completed, the following information will need to be sent to FACTS to complete the application process:

  • Copies of your most recent Federal tax forms including all supporting tax schedules.
  • Copies of supporting documentation for Social Security Income, Child Support, and Workers’ Compensation.

All supporting documentation can be uploaded in pdf format online.

Documentation can also be faxed to 866-315-9264 or mailed to the address below. Please be sure to include the applicant ID on all faxed or mailed correspondence.

FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment

P.O. Box 82524

Lincoln, NE68501-2524

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 866-441-4637.


Cardinal Spellman High School's basic tuition rate for the 2018 - 2019 academic year is $14,250. Spellman is a tremendous educational value given the excellence of our programs, the high caliber and dedication of our faculty and staff, our reasonable class size and the quality and accomplishments of our students.

Spellman uses SMART Tuition for collection of tuition and fees.
All new parents must register with SMART tuition for each school year here.

Current parents can view their accounts here.
The school code is: 11911.

Discount to families with more than one student at Spellman:

First student's tuition will be $14,250
Second student's tuition will be $13,250
Third student's tuition will be $12,750

We offer three payment plans for tuition with automatic deductions from your bank account.