Affording a USM Education

University School of Milwaukee understands and appreciates the financial commitment that families take on in deciding to send their children to USM. The School is committed to maintaining a diverse student body and making our outstanding educational experience affordable to all families regardless of their resources.

In keeping with our mission and guiding principles, USM supports a financial aid program in order to provide assistance to families whose financial resources cannot fully cover the cost of an independent school education. In addition we offer scholarship opportunities for students in seventh through eleventh grade.
How Need is Determined
The Financial Aid Committee allocates funds after careful consideration of a family’s financial need and to the extent that financial aid funds are available. To be considered for financial aid, families are required to file an application through FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition), an independent agency that provides a need-based financial analysis service. This ensures that our process for establishing financial need adheres to nationally established standards of best practice.

All financial information and grants are kept strictly confidential. Families are required to reapply each year for financial aid. Unless there is a significant change in the financial capability of the family, the Committee strives to maintain a consistent level of support. USM expects recipients of aid, like all students, to work hard, be good citizens, and contribute to the life of the School.

Questions About the USM Financial Aid Program?

For more information, please contact Sylvester Cutler, Director of Financial Aid, at 414.540.3322 or
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