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Saint Francis Catholic Academy is pleased to welcome international students to Gainesville, Florida. SFCA is committed to providing a Catholic, college preparatory education to a diverse group of international students.
Saint Francis is registered with the Student and Exchange Visitor

Information System (SEVIS) and is authorized to issue I-20s to international students so they may acquire a visa. I-20 forms are issued only to those students who have been admitted to Saint Francis Catholic Academy. 

International Applicants
International students seeking admission into Saint Francis will work through DMD or IEO.

Saint Francis has partnered with DMD and IEO to assist students through the admissions process and proper placement.

To submit an application or to obtain more information, please contact the consultants at either of these Institutes at chris@phpusa.com or amykim@ieopps.com.

                                 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEE LIST
FULL year 1/2 Semester
Registration Fee $375.00 $375.00
Delivery Fee (UPS-I9) $65.00 $65.00
Tuition $8,500.00 $4,250.00
Student Fees $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Diocese Fee (Student Fee) $14.50 $14.50
Diocese Fee (SEVIS) $50.00 $50.00
Processing Fee $250.00 $250.00
$10,754.50 $6,504.50
Optional – Yearbook $85.00 $85.00
Optional- Parking $50.00 $25.00
Not Included:
Textbooks MBS approximately $300
Uniforms Tommy Hilfiger
Deposit of $754.50 required – non-refundable.
The deposit covers all fees except tuition and student fees.
Tuition and student fees are due prior to the student’s first day of school.

Interested in Becoming a Host Family?

Apply to Become a Host Family, 
in addition to Saint Francis college prep curriculum, international students are excited to achieve a true American experience by living with a host family. Interested families should live within a 30-minute commute from the school, have a spare bedroom and provide three meals a day.  CLICK HERE to fill out an application.