Salesianum's tuition for the 2019-2020 school year is $16,500.00. Tuition at Salesianum pays only a portion of the actual cost of a student's education. Every year, support from our endowment, Annual Fund contributions from parents, alumni and friends as well as income from grants and investments make a Salesianum education possible for each one of our students.

International Student Tuition for the 2019-2020 school year is $20,900.00.

Salesianum offers a variety of payment options in an effort to accommodate the financial needs of families from diverse economic backgrounds. These options include payment plans, merit scholarships and need-based financial aid. All interested families are encouraged to apply for admission.

Please note that in addition to annual tuition, additional fees and other costs may be necessary, including: 


Placement Test & Application Fee (incoming freshmen and transfer students only) - $75.00

One-time Registration Fee - $175.00

Senior Fee - $100.00

Please note: Fees are separate from Tuition and are non-refundable.

Other Costs


Textbooks are available for purchase through Follett Virtual Bookstores.

Meal Plans

Students may purchase a full meal in the dining center or they may elect to bring lunch to school. The Salesianum Speed Pass system offers quicker checkout and cashless convenience. For more information, visit


For students using Salesianum transportation, charges will be added to a student's account in July. Payments are included in the payment plan schedule chosen for tuition. Transportation charges are due in full and are non-refundable after August 30.

Delaware students living more than two miles from Salesianum who do not use Salesianum transportation currently receive a State of Delaware subsidy payment (one per family). Families will be given the opportunity to donate their subsidy to Salesianum's Annual Fund or to receive the subsidy payment by check.

Drivers’ Education

The Drivers’ Education Program is administered and conducted by the State of Delaware, Department of Public Instruction. Delaware residents who are sophomores are required to enroll in Drivers’ Education. Non-Delaware residents in grade ten are permitted, but not required, to enroll in Driver's Education. There is an additional course fee for non-residents. Families will be invoiced for the Driver's Education fee in September.