Tuition and Fees

You’ve probably heard that old phrase, “Your education is an investment in your future.” But that really does mean something to us at Ancilla.

Your investment of time and money today can make a huge difference in your life tomorrow and for years to come. We can help you learn more this year, so you can use new knowledge and skills to earn more in the years that follow.

Higher graduation and transfer rates to regional 4-year degree programs are just two of a list of reasons you know an Ancilla College Associate’s Degree is an excellent choice. Another is how Ancilla works with you to finance your future. Scholarships, grants, work-study and loans combine to make your education as affordable possible. Look over the following details and let us be your partners in this exciting investment of a lifetime.

We're the most affordable private college in Indiana.

  • Each year over $2.5 million is distributed to over 93% of Ancilla students in the form of grants, scholarships, and work-study opportunities.
  • Ancilla College awards over $400,000 annually in need-based scholarships and $900,000 in direct grants (not based on financial need), neither of which need to be repaid.
  • The average financial aid package covers up to 97% of a year’s tuition.

Ancilla College offers a Net Price Calculator to help you estimate how much college costs after scholarships and grants.  The Net Price Calculator is an estimate; a more detailed breakdown of specific student costs and aid is available to our admitted students.

What does Net Price mean?

Net Price is the amount that a student pays to attend an institution in a single academic year after subtracting scholarships and grants the student receives.  Scholarship and grants are forms of financial aid that a student does not have to pay back.

Find out more about Scholarships available to Ancilla College students.

What is a Net Price Calculator?

The Net Price Calculator is available to allow propsective students to enter information about themselves to find out what students like them paid to attend Ancilla College in the previous year (2017-18), after taking grants and scholarship aid into account.


All semester balances must be paid in full prior to the first day of classes. Ancilla College does not offer payment plans.


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


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