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Program Fees

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.

High School

For students currently in grades 8 - 11
 

2-Week Programs

Boarding – $3,575

Day – $2,650

• Math Workshops
• Writing Workshops
• Service and Society
• Science Workshops
• Documentary Filmmaking
• Intro to Oceanography
Combining Programs
Two 2-week courses can be combined to create your own 4-week program.

4-Week Program

Theater Arts Institute:
  • Boarding – $6,425

  • Day – $4,980

5-Week Programs

Academic Enrichment:
  • Boarding – $8,300

  • Day – $2,150 per course

English Language Institute:
  • Boarding – $9,650

  • Day – $7,955

Immersion Geometry:
  • Boarding – $8,350

  • Day – $7,140

The John F. Kennedy ’35 Institute in Government:
  • Boarding – $9,300

  • Day – $7,350

Includes fee for Washington, D.C. trip

Test Prep Courses SAT/ACT:
  • Boarding and Day: $950

Individual Test Prep SAT/ACT:
  • Boarding and Day: $1500

College Admission Process:
  • Boarding and Day: $350

Summer Study Abroad

France – $7,850

Morocco – $6,850

Spain – $7,500

Middle School

For students currently in grades 6 & 7

2-Week Programs

Boarding – $3,575

Day – $2,650

• Writing Workshops
• Documentary Filmmaking
• Invention & Design Lab
• Introduction to Robotics
Combining Programs
Two 2-week courses can be combined to create your own 4-week program.

4-Week Programs

Theater Arts Institute:
  • Boarding – $6,425

  • Day – $4,980

EnviroTech for Girls:
  • Boarding – $6,275

  • Day – $4,900

5-Week Programs

Academic Enrichment:
  • Boarding – $8,300

  • Day – $2,150 per course

English Language Institute:
  • Boarding – $9,650

  • Day – $7,955

Test Prep Group Courses SSAT:
  • Boarding & Day – $950

Individual Test Prep SSAT:
  • Boarding & Day – $1500

Children's Programs

Young Artists Summer Program

Visual Arts Laboratory

1-Week Program | 8AM - 5PM | June 24-28, 2019

Tuition Coming Soon

  • For students currently in grades 5 - 7 only
  • Tuition fee includes snacks and supplies
  • Classes run Monday through Friday and begin promptly at 8:15 a.m.
  • Flexible pick up: 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Junior Visionaries &
Rising Visionaries

2-Week Programs | 8AM - 5PM
July 1 - 12 & July 15 - 26, 2019

Tuition Coming Soon

  • For students currently in grades K & 1, and grades 2 through 7
  • Tuition includes lunch at Hill House Dining Hall, snacks, and supplies
  • Classes run Monday through Friday
  • Flexible drop off: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
  • Flexible pick up: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Students may register for all four weeks, as the activities differ for each session.

    Please note there is no morning program.

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, 2019.

Students who are accepted after April 10th must submit their payment in full, including the nonrefundable deposit.

Final balance for Study Abroad is due by the date noted on the enrollment agreement.

Financial Assistance

Choate seeks the best qualified candidates from a variety of backgrounds and offers need-based financial aid to students with strong academic performance and potential.

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, 2019. 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 are 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 17, 2019
  • 50% of the paid balance will be refunded on or before May 24, 2019
  • 30% of the paid balance will be refunded on or before May 31, 2019
  • 10% of the paid balance will be refunded on or before June 7, 2019
  • No refund after June 7, 2019