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Dates and Tuition

Application Deadlines

Our application for Summer 2021 is officially open! Please go to our application page to apply as either a student or parent. We can't wait to see you this summer!

 

Application Deadline
Early Application February 12, 2021
International Student Deadline March 12, 2021
Regular Application April 16, 2021
Extended Application April 30, 2021

Course Dates

Tulane Pre-College offers both noncredit, enrichment courses and college credit courses in the summer for middle and high school students. Students can choose a day, residential, or online option for their pre-college experience.

Enrichment

Day Option

  • Middle school and high school
  • One-week sessions (M-F)
  • Weekly sessions from June 7 to July 30, 2021

Residential Option

  • High school
  • Two-week sessions (Sunday-Saturday)
  • 3 sessions: June 14-25, June 28 - July 9, and July 12-23, 2021

Online Option

  • High School
  • Two-week sessions (M-F)
  • 3 sessions: June 14-25, June 28 - July 9, and July 12-23, 2021

College Credit

Residential and Day Option

  • High School
  • Two-week sessions (M-F)
  • 3 sessions: June 14-25, June 28 - July 9, and July 12-23, 2021

Online Option

  • High School
  • Two-week sessions (M-F)
  • 3 sessions: June 14-25, June 28 - July 9, and July 12-23, 2021
  • Three-week sessions (Tulane Science Scholar Program only) (M-F)
  • 2 sessions: June 28 - July 16, and July 12-30, 2021

 

Tuition for Summer 2021

The below costs reflect course and experience pricing for summer 2020. Due to Covid-19, an additional cost increase for safety and precautionary measures for all participants may be added to prices for summer 2021. All applicants will be notified via email of these changes and any increase will be reflected below.

 

Session Tuition
Enrichment Day Session (1 Week)  $595
Enrichment Residential (2 Weeks) $2,995
Enrichment Online (2 Weeks) $395
College Credit Day Session (2 weeks) - Tulane Science Scholars Program $1,700
College Credit Residential (2 weeks) $3,695
College Credit Online (2 weeks) - Architecture $1,795
College Credit Online (3 weeks) - Tulane Science Scholars Program  $1,795
Residential Program Tuition

Enrichment program tuition includes enrichment instruction, course materials, trips and excursions, access to Student Health services for non-emergency care, and two meals daily plus a snack.

Credit program tuition includes academic instruction, lab fees, course materials, trips and excursions, co-curricular activities, and access to Student Health services for non-emergency care. Meals are not provided for day credit programs. For day credit pricing, see the list of courses here.*

Payments

A non-refundable deposit is due within two weeks of acceptance to a pre-college summer program to reserve a space in the program. All remaining tuition and fees, including room and board and the program fee, must be paid in full before June 1st. This applies to both day and residential students.

Financial accounts will be settled through your student or parent portal. Partial payments can be made prior to the June 1st deadline.

For questions on how to pay your balance or how to access your student or parent portal, please contact our office at summer@tulane.edu.

2021 Tuition Refund Policies

Refund rates and withdrawal policies may vary by program. Please review the rates and policies for the program(s) to which you plan to apply.

The 2021 tuition and fees for a residential, college-credit course are $3,695.
The 2021 tuition for a non-residential, college-credit course is $1,700.
For a 2-week, residential, enrichment course, the 2020 program fee is $2,995.
The 2021 program fee for a 1-week, non-residential, enrichment course is $595.

A non-refundable deposit is due within two weeks of acceptance to a pre-college summer program. Financial accounts will be settled through the student and parent portals. Partial payments can be made prior to June 1st.

All program changes must be made at least 14 days prior to the program start date. Students may not change courses once the session begins.

A student who withdraws from any course/program may not continue to live in residential housing, participate in the program activities, or utilize university facilities.

Enrichment Program Withdrawals

If a student wishes to cancel his or her program attendance and registration, he or she must notify Tulane University Pre-College Programs in writing by email to summer@tulane.edu.

Students who cancel their attendance prior to June 1, 2021 are eligible for a full refund. No refunds will be given after June 1, 2021.

All students registered for a course must be in attendance on or before the second day of class. Otherwise, registration will be canceled.

Withdrawals from Credit Courses

A student may withdraw only with permission and approval from the Program Director. The effective date of withdrawal is the date official written notification is received by Tulane University Pre-College Programs.

The tuition refund schedule applies to all students regardless of the date of application or the circumstances of the cancellation. Please note that after June 1, 2021, charges for room and board are non-refundable.

 
Cancellation Policy

Tulane University Pre-College Programs reserves the right to change or cancel any program if conditions warrant. Notification will be provided as early as possible should this be necessary. Should a program be canceled due to low enrollment numbers, other program options will be offered, or refunds will be processed. For participants who want to add session weeks, we cannot guarantee availability. All participants are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tulane University reserves the right to dismiss any participant, without reimbursement of payment, who is unable to adhere to the Tulane Pre-College Code of Student Conduct, or is disruptive in any other way. Understanding that pre-college participants are minors, the University employs specific rules and expectations to promote a safe and productive learning environment. Tulane may, in its sole discretion, require any participant who has violated the University’s policies to leave the program, and campus, at the participant’s expense. All parents and participants are encouraged to read carefully the Tulane Pre-College Code of Student Conduct agreement included in the enrollment paperwork and in the handbook.

A student who withdraws from any course/program may not continue to live in residential housing, participate in the program activities, or utilize university facilities.

Financial Aid

Tulane University Pre-College programs works to support motivated students with demonstrated financial need. Limited aid is available and is awarded to families in need of assistance. The Financial Aid Committee, which operates independently of Tulane University’s Financial Aid office, awards scholarships as generously and equitably as possible; however, funding for financial aid is limited and the demand is great. In determining need, the committee considers a number of variables, including family finances, family size, and geographic differences in the cost of living.

Financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is to your advantage to apply as early as possible. We cannot guarantee that all eligible applicants will receive aid. In most cases, financial aid does not cover all expenses; students must contribute to the cost of attending a program and are encouraged to seek other sources of funding. The aid a student may receive is nontransferable between programs and can only be used for the requested session.

To be considered for financial assistance, you will need to complete and submit your Pre-College Summer Program Application via your student or parent portal. Contact Tulane Pre-College for more information.

 

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