To be considered for admission students are required to submit the following documents prior to December 31.

  • Application for Admission
  • Admissions Essays
  • $50.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcripts sent directly to the College
  • Two letters of recommendation completed by a teacher or other individuals familiar with applicants academic potential
  • SAT Scores sent directly to the College

Students will be evaluated for admission to the College based on High School curriculum, academic achievement, SAT scores, and a demonstrated ability and interest in a classical, liberal arts, great books education.  Sane Elijo College requires high school graduation (or GED equivalent) for enrollment.

When an applicant has submitted all the required documents, an evaluation will take place and a decision rendered. All decisions for admission the college are made by the faculty admissions committee.

Application for Admission [Link to PDF]


Annual Tuition            $15,000

In addition to the application fee of $50, annual tuition of $15,000 is the only charge required by the College for its students.  Student tuition covers the College’s cost of paying faculty salaries and maintaining College facilities.  Tuition does not cover room, board, books, computers, etc. These are the responsibility of each student.

Financial Aid

San Elijo College does not and will not participate in any state or federal financial aid operations at any time during its existence.

We encourage students to seek out private sources of funding for tuition and living expenses.

San Elijo College is able to offer tuition reduction plans to students based on either merit or need.  For the continuation of any tuition reduction, a grade average of B or better must be maintained.  Students interested in tuition reduction plans, must first be admitted to the College and make a request in writing to the administration demonstrating academic merit or financial need.  Decisions for tuition reduction are made at the sole discretion of the faculty admissions committee.