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2017 Program Fees

2018 Program Information will be available this Fall.

Tuition includes books, room & board, and student activities. Costs vary for each program. Be sure to read the section appropriate to the program to which you are applying.


Summer Programs and Study Abroad Tuition Payment

Within 2 weeks of acceptance, students must pay a nonrefundable $1,000 deposit ($2,000 for Study Abroad participants) that is credited toward tuition. Final balance is due no later than May 1, 2017. Students who are accepted after April 10 must submit their payment in full.

High School

For students currently in grades 8 - 11

1-Week Program

  • Athletics Advantage (per week): $315

2-Week Programs

    • Boarding – $3,310
    • Day – $2,410

Combining Programs

Two 2-week courses can be combined to create your own 4-week program.

Writing Workshops

Science Workshops

Documentary Filmmaking

Math Workshops

Choate Volunteer Corps

Oceanographic Institute

4-Week Programs

  • Theater Arts Institute:
    • Boarding – $6,150
    • Day – $4,660

5-Week Programs

  • Academic Enrichment:
    • Boarding – $7,900
    • Day – $2,050 per course

  • English Language Institute:
    • Boarding – $9,250
    • Day – $7,450

  • Immersion Geometry:
    • Boarding – $7,950
    • Day – $6,750
  • The John F. Kennedy ’35 Institute in Government:
    • Boarding – $8,575
    • Day – $6,800
    Includes fee for Washington, D.C. trip
  • Summit SAT/ACT Test Preparation:
    • Boarding and Day: $950

Summer Study Abroad

  • Summer in:
    • China – $7,125
    • France – $7,125
    • Morocco – $6,500
    • Spain – $7,125

Middle School

For students currently in grades 6 & 7

1-Week Program

  • Athletics Advantage (per week): $315

2-Week Programs

    • Boarding – $3,310
    • Day – $2,410

Combining Programs

Two 2-week courses can be combined to create your own 4-week program.

Invention & Design lab

Writing Workshops

4-Week Programs

  • Theater Arts Institute:
    • Boarding – $6,150
    • Day – $4,660

  • EnviroTech for Girls:
    • Boarding – $5,950
    • Day – $4,600

5-Week Programs

  • Academic Enrichment:
    • Boarding – $7,900
    • Day – $2,050 per course
  • English Language Institute:
    • Boarding – $9,250
    • Day – $7,450

Children's Programs

For students kindergarten through 7th grade

Athletics Advantage

  • Per week: TBD

Young Artists Summer Program:

Morning Program
  • Early registration discount through May 31 – $500
  • Regularly – $520
  • Tuition includes snacks and supplies

Full-day Program:
  • Early registration discount through May 31 – $775
  • Regularly – $820
  • Tuition includes lunch at Hill House Dining Hall, snacks, and supplies

Financial Assistance

Choate seeks the best qualified candidates from a variety of backgrounds and offers need-based financial aid to students who could not otherwise attend.

Financial aid applicants should provide all supporting IRS documents (including a copy of the 1040 form and any other income-tax forms used) by March 1, 2017. Please see the Financial Assistance page for details and an application.

Refund Information

In accordance with Choate policy, no refund of the deposit or tuition, room, and board fees is made to any student who withdraws, is dismissed for any reason, or departs from the session before the completion of the program.

A student who enrolls and is paid in full, but decides to withdraw before the program begins, will not receive their non-refundable deposit and may forfeit the balance paid.

Refunds — determined by the date written notice of a student’s withdrawal is received — are granted according to the following schedule:

  • 75% of the paid balance will be refunded on or before May 19, 2017
  • 50% of the paid balance will be refunded on or before May 26, 2017
  • 30% of the paid balance will be refunded on or before June 2, 2017
  • 10% of the paid balance will be refunded on or before June 9, 2017
  • No refund after June 9, 2017