Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Bellarmine Prep! Applications for the 2022-23 school year are now open. Below is a step-by-step guide to our admissions process.



Create your Admissions Account
Bellarmine uses an online admissions account to help prospective families navigate the admissions process and to apply online. You will use your account to submit your application, upload transcripts, send recommendation forms and register for events. Once you create an admissions account, the application checklist outlining our application steps and event opportunities will appear in your portal within 48 hours.


Attend an Experience Bellarmine Day
Experience Bellarmine Days will return in Fall 2021! Come and experience first-hand what it is like to be a Lion during one of our Experience Bellarmine Days. This is an opportunity for 8th graders to engage with students and faculty in the classroom, tour our campus, and learn more about our exciting programs, clubs and activities. 

Parents and guardians are also invited to enjoy a special morning of coffee and conversation with our Principal Cindy Davis! Come explore Bellarmine and hear about the mission of the school, college prep curriculum, co-curricular activities, the admissions process and more. Campus tours will also be available. Please pre-register online.

2021-2022 Dates: Oct. 8, Oct. 15, Oct. 19, Nov. 10, Nov. 17, Dec. 9, Jan. 7

Click here to register or sign-up through your admissions account.




Register for the High School Placement Test
Students applying for Bellarmine's Class of 2026 will need to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). We have three test dates available:

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, 3:30-6:45 p.m.

Saturday, Dec.4, 2021, 1-4:15 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, 10 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

We will be hosting a Prospective Parent Information Session during the first hour of the HSPT for parents and guardians in the Connelly Campus Center. Refreshments and resources will be available. Some of the topics that will be covered are academic programs and placement, the philosophy of a Jesuit education, and our admissions process and tuition assistance program.

There is a $30 testing fee for the HSPT. If this fee presents a hardship for your family, please contact Maddy Freeberg at freebergm@bellarmineprep.org for a waiver.

Click here to register.



Complete Your Online Application
Bellarmine Class of 2026 applications are due on January 18, 2022 and admissions decisions will be sent out in late February. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed and considered on a space-available basis.

The process includes:

  • An Application Form for parents and students to complete
  • English, Math and Science teacher and Principal/Counselor Recommendation Forms
  • A copy of the applicant’s 7th grade Report Card
  • A copy of the applicant’s 8th grade Progress Report
  • A copy of the applicant’s Attendance and Behavior Records 

All steps are completed through your online admissions account. Click here to create or access your account. 

Transfer Students

We are now accepting applications for transfer students for the Classes of 2023, 2024 and 2025 on a rolling admissions basis. The process includes:

  • An Application Form for parents and students to complete
  • Two Academic Recommendation Forms
  • A copy of the applicant’s current High School Transcript
  • A copy of Standardized Test Scores
  • A copy of the applicant’s Attendance and Behavior Records 

All steps are completed through your online admissions account Click here to create or access your account. 




Apply for Tuition Assistance
Tuition Assistance applications are due January 18, 2022. Bellarmine strives to be affordable and accessible to all families interested in joining the Lion community. Over 42% of our families receive tuition assistance, and the average grant for the 2020-2021 school year was $6,488. Bellarmine’s tuition assistance budget of over $2.5 million ranks in the top 5% of Jesuit schools nationwide. Click here to learn more and apply. Applications will be available in late October.