Everyone wants to get the most financial aid possible, yet the financial aid process can seem overwhelming at times. We understand the fear that you won’t be able to afford to attend the school that you want.
At the Culinary Institute of St. Louis, our experienced financial aid staff will help you create an individualized financial plan that fits your needs. Our services are at no cost to you and we find that almost everyone who wants to attend Culinary Institute of St. Louis can afford to attend.
After you apply, you will be assigned a Culinary Institue of St. Louis representative who will help answer your questions, assist you in understanding applications, gather information, and develop an individual financial plan that works best for you.
In addition to the program tuition, each financial plan provides you with cost estimates for things like books, supplies, residence facilities, and even uniforms. We want to give you all of these costs up front so there are no surprises later on.
To help keep our program affordable, tuition rates will never go up from year to year as long as you stay enrolled full-time in the program.
There are several types of financial aid programs available for those who qualify:
• Federal Pell Grants
• Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants
• Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
• Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
• Federal Direct PLUS Loans (Parent Loans)
• Federal Perkins Loans
• Alternative and Personal Loans
• Installment Payment Plans
Each type of financial aid program has its own set of criteria and rules. Awards can vary based on each person’s and each family’s situation. Some programs require applying by a deadline. These are all areas that your Culinary Institute of St. Louis representative will work with you to help optimize your financial aid package.
To find out more about financial aid packages, schedule a time to visit us by requesting more information using the form.
Net Price Calculator
Our calculator can help you get a rough idea of the cost of attending Culinary Institue of St. Louis. There are many factors that affect your financial aid eligibility that may not be accounted for in the calculator. We encourage you to schedule a visit to the school so our admissions team can meet with you and discuss your financial aid eligibility.