Admissions Information

Is there an entrance exam for admission?

All students take the Mount de Sales entrance test. Entrance test results are a significant factor in determining merit-based scholarship awards.

Do you offer scholarships/financial aid?

Financial Aid: Mount de Sales Academy is pleased to offer limited need-based financial aid for qualified families. All interested families must request a financial aid application or apply online through FACTS at: www.factstuitionaid.com after November 15. The application is submitted for review through FACTS, a report is sent to Mount de Sales, and awards are made in the spring. Families must reapply each year in order to be considered for financial aid.

Scholarships: Francis de Sales Scholarship - for rising 6th grade students - merit based
Mercy Scholarship - for rising 9th grade students - merit based
McAuley Scholarship - for rising 9th grade students - merit based
Diocesan Scholarship - for African American, Native American and Hispanic students - need based - eligible with MDS admission application and completion of FACTS financial aid application
Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund Scholarship - for Hispanic students - need based - separate application required (call the Admissions Office) - must apply and qualify for financial aid through FACTS
GRACE Scholarship - For families of all faiths coming from a primary or secondary public school - need based - eligible with MDS admission application and completion of FACTS financial aid application. A separate GRACE Scholarship application is required.

Georgia Special Needs Scholarship - families are held to the same tuition policies and procedures as all other MDS families. Students eligible for the GSNS will be able to indicate on the MDS admissions application. The Business Office will notify parents when checks are to be endorsed. Any of the offered payment plans are acceptable for GSNS families.

Mike Garvin Scholarship Fund - for rising 9th grade students who posses an interest in athletics and mathematics - need based - eligible with MDS admission application, completion of FACTS, and teacher/coach recommendation letter.

Monsignor John Cuddy Scholarship Fund - for Catholic students - need based - eligible with MDS admission application, completion of FACTS financial aid application, and priest recommendation letter. 


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Did you know?

Select Mount de Sales seniors participate yearly in the newly created Senior Transition Experience Program (STEP) in partnership with Navicent Health, where they will gain practical work experience in healthcare administration as well as participate in the Lean/Six Sigma training classes.
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