Admissions Information

Admission Information & Quick Facts


Check out the 2020 promotional video for a glimpse into what you can expect as a Vir Fidelis.


  • Full and partial academic scholarships are awarded based on superior performance on TACHS exam and outstanding 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade academic record (preference is shown to students who put Farrell as their 1st choice)

  • Tuition for the current 2019 -2020 school year is $8,100. Tuition is subject to change on an annual basis.​

  • Monsignor Farrell High School utilizes the FACTS tuition management system.


  • Monsignor Farrell High School is an all-boys Catholic high school

  • Opened in 1961

  • Governed by the Monsignor Farrell High School Board of Trustees (Monsignor Thomas J. Bergin, Chairman of the Board), President & CEO Louis R.Tobacco '90, and Principal Mr. Lawrence V. Musanti.

  • Average Class Size - 27

  • 15:1 student-to faculty-ratio

  • The Class of 2019 scored an average of 1219 on the SAT; Students in our Scholars Program scored an average of 1389

  • Monsignor Farrell is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and Middle States Association of Colleges & Schools

  • 43.6 Million Dollars in college scholarship money was awarded to the Class of 2019. That’s a $266,000 average per student!


Monsignor Farrell High School strives to provide quality education to young men. In cooperation with the students’ parents, the proper functions of the Catholic school are to create for its community a special atmosphere animated by the gospel spirit of freedom and charity and to help youth grow so that the knowledge the students gradually acquire of the world, life, and humanity is illuminated by faith.

Stemming from the true understanding of human nature is the need for the full and harmonious development of the physical, moral, intellectual and social endowments of each individual. Hence, Monsignor Farrell High School’s concern is to graduate mature, faithful men who will be sensitive and productive members of society.

It is our mission to provide quality education for young men, challenging them to develop their own God-given talents.

Monsignor Farrell High School offers an approach to life that is simultaneously Catholic, American, and contemporary. We stress the importance of service to others and teach the students to be seekers of peace and justice.


Our motto “Vir Fidelis” translated “faithful man,” is derived from the Divine Office on the Feast of Saint Joseph where it stated that:

"A faithful man shall be much praised, and he who is the guardian of his Lord shall be glorified.”


With this motto, Monsignor Farrell High School heralds its ideal of Catholic manhood, attempting to present a program and lifestyle which, with God’s help, will enable the students to cope with the challenge of living in the modern world.