The Values of a Basilian Education

A Detroit Catholic Central education is an incredibly valuable investment – and not simply because of the quality, rigor, and access of the education you will receive. In addition to an outstanding academic environment, you will experience the brotherhood and commitment to spiritual growth that makes our school truly unique. You are joining an alumni community spanning across all 50 states and numerous other countries.
CC is a place dedicated to improving the minds, hearts, and spirits of young men. Our mission with scholarships and tuition assistance is to ensure that a Catholic education is accessible to as many students as possible.
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List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • Tuition & Tuition Assitance

    • Tuition for the 2020-21 school year is $14,100.
    • Tuition Assistance awards require a completed FAST application
      • There is a $45 processing fee, and you will need to submit tax forms from within the last 2 years.
    • Awards range from $1,000 to approximately $10,500 (75% of tuition), based on demonstrated need as determined by the successful completion of a FAST financial aid application.
      • Award amounts may vary year to year based on availability of funds and the number of qualified applicants.
    • Financial Aid Applications open January 1 and are requested prior to April 1.
      • An application may be filed after that date, however, a late filing may impact the amount of an award based upon the availability of funds.
    • Families must submit a new Tuition Assistance application for each year.
  • Scholarships & Grants

    • Academic Scholarships - solely based on the High School Placement Test
      • Fr. James Embser Award
        • Students scoring a composite of 98-99 on the HSPT will receive a $4,000 scholarship each year, provided he maintains a 3.9 GPA.
      • Fr. John Sheehy Award
        • Students scoring a composite of 96-97 on the HSPT will receive a $3,000 scholarship each year, provided he maintains a 3.8 GPA.
      • Fr. Bernard Regan Award
        • Students scoring a composite of 94-95 on the HSPT will receive a $2,000 scholarship each year, provided he maintains a 3.7 GPA.
      • Fr. John Menner Award
        • Students scoring a composite of 90-93 on the HSPT will receive a $1,000 scholarship each year provided he maintains a 3.6 GPA.
    • Archdiocese of Detroit Grants
      • Catholic families within the Archdiocese of Detroit are eligible to apply for this need-based grant. Please see the Archdiocese of Detroit website for additional information.

    • Brothers' Discount
      • Catholic Central offers a $1,500 tuition discount for families with two or more sons enrolled concurrently. The discount applies to the second son and each additional son.

    • Other Scholarships
    • Athletic Scholarships
      • Per MHSAA Guidelines, Catholic Central does not offer any athletic scholarships.
  • Other Fees

    • $40 late payment fee (through SmartTuition)
    • $95 AP Test Fee (if applicable)
    • $50 Parking Fee (if applicable)
    • There are no book bills/fees. All regular semester books are provided by Catholic Central at no cost to the student.
    • Families must provide their own laptop device. Learn more.
  • Transfer Scholarships/Aid

    • Catholic Central does not offer any scholarships to transfer students, and transfer students do not retroactively qualify for academic scholarships.
    • Transfer students may still apply for and receive regular tuition assistance.
2019-2020 Tuition Rate: $13,500

Estimated Tuition Assistance
Estimated Annual Household Income Low Estimate High Estimate
$50,000 - $75,000  $5,000 $9,000
$75,000 - $100,000 $4,000 $8,000
$100,000 - $125,000 $3,000 $7,000
$125,000 - $150,000 $2,000 $6,000
$150,000 - $175,000 $0 $5,000

The chart above provides an estimate only for what kind of tuition assistance an average family may qualify for. Please note that this estimate will only apply for incoming freshman in the 2020 school year, and the amounts are subject to change based on the number of applicants/tuition assistance packages awarded. Families with unique circumstances, or who have an annual income outside of the chart parameters, should contact the Admissions Office to discuss options. A complete FAST application will still be required for every tuition assistance award.  
CC is more than just a school. All the additional things beyond scholastics has made my son learn accountability and what is expected of him as a man. We have had to make sacrifices in other areas financially to afford Catholic Central, but it's been worth it.

- Judy K, Current CC Parent

Contact the Business Office for more information

List of 3 members.

  • Kathy Sparks 

  • Ms. Monique Todd 

  • Ms. Dawn Baffi 

The Admissions Office can also be reached at
Catholic Central High School
Admissions Office
27225 Wixom Road
Novi, MI 48374
“Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” is the motto of the Basilian Fathers and the sacred mission of Catholic Central High School. For ninety years, the graduates of Catholic Central have made a positive impact locally, nationally, and around the world.