How to Apply

Applying to Saint Mary's is simple! This is your opportunity to help us get to know you - your strengths, challenges, and your areas of interest. 

We are currently accepting application on a rolling basis through the summer as space allows. Please click below to inquire or start the application. An admission counselor will be assigned to work with you through the process. Once complete application files are received, decisions are made within a week’s time. Families may be eligible for limited scholarships and need-based aid. Domestic families please click here to apply for Financial Aid. International families please click here.

Application Fees:
There is a $100 application fee. If you apply between September 1 and October 30 at midnight, this fee is waived. The fee is reduced to $50 if the application is submitted between October 31 and November 30. To qualify for the application fee waiver, the Household Information, Student Questionnaire, and Parent Questionnaire must be complete. Applicants submitting applications after November 30 are required to pay the $100 application fee.

If you have any questions about the admission process, please let us know by contacting the admission office as soon as possible to begin the admission process.

Steps to Apply:

  1. To start any application, you must first submit an Inquiry.
  2. Click the Inquire Now button and complete the inquiry process.
  3. You will receive a confirmation email and a link to the "application" after your inquiry and welcome packet is processed.
  4. If you or your family has previously inquired, you may go ahead and click the "Apply Now" button and submit your new application.

Questions? Please reach out to

International Families:

Saint Mary’s School is pleased to welcome international students from around the world to share our beautiful campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. For information on our international admission requirements, please click here.


Saint Mary's Non-discrimination Policy:

Saint Mary’s School admits girls of any race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to our students. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national and ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, or athletic and other school programs.