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Tuition and Fees

Understanding Tuition and Fees

Center for Talent Development (CTD) tuition and fees vary by the type and length of the program. View general tuition information below. Course specific fees, including any supply or lab fees, are listed on course description cards in the Explore Courses tool.

 

Assessments

Fees vary by test and test format. Fees for assessment in the current school year are available on the assessment web pages.

Weekend Programs

Program
Tuition

CTD Weekend at Home

Not currently available

In-Person Saturday Weekend Enrichment Program

$365


Payment Policies

  • Full payment is required with the application.
  • Some WEP classes have an additional lab, materials, or textbook fees. See individual course descriptions for details.

Leadership and Service-Learning Programs 

Program
Tuition
(Per Course)
Online Leadership Intensive (Fall/Winter/Spring) $615
Online Leadership Intensive (Summer) $635

 

Session 
Early Bird Rate Deadline 
Fall September 19, 2023
Winter January 9, 2023
Spring March 27, 2023
Summer *************************************
Session 1 June 7, 2023
Session 2 June 21, 2023
Session 3 July 5, 2023

Payment in full is due at the time of application.

Tuition increases by $25 after the Early Application Tuition Discount Deadline.

*See In-Person and Online Summer Programs for all Leadership and Service-Learning  Day and Residential course options at Northwestern for Summer 2023.

Online Programs (22-23 Academic Year)

Program
Tuition
(Per Course)
Family Program (4 weeks) $250
CTD Weekend at Home Not currently available
Enrichment (9 weeks) $615^
Core Essentials (9 weeks) $635^
Honors (1 credit) $785^
Honors (2 credits) $1,285^
AP® (1 credit) $795^
AP® (2 credits) $1,300^
Hybrid Courses** Vary by Course***

 

***Please see the individual course descriptions in the Explore Courses tool for tuition information.

^Tuition increases by $25 after the Early Application Tuition Discount Deadline.

Online Enrichment and Online Core Essentials Early Bird Deadlines:

Fall: September 5
Winter: January 3
Spring: March 22
Summer: June 5

Online Honors and Advanced Placement® Early Bird Deadlines: 
Fall: August 22
Winter: January 3
Summer: May 22

Payment Policies

  • Full payment is due with the application.
  • Textbooks, lab equipment, and fees, computer programs, and hardware for online courses, if required, must be purchased separately by students. See course descriptions or acceptance materials for details.

Online Program Discounts

Center for Talent Development offers discounted tuition for school districts and homeschool groups that enroll five or more students for courses with the same start date. See CTD Online for Schools for details.

 

In-Person and Online Programs (Summer)

Program
Tuition
(Per Course)
1-Week Academic Day Camp (1/2 day) $365
1-Week Academic Day Camp (full day) $700
2-Week Academic Day Camp (full day) $1,500
3-Week Academic Day Camp $2,660
3-Week Academic Residential Program $4,780
3-Week Academic Day Camp Partnership Course $3,430
3-Week Academic Partnership Course Residential Program $5,550
1-Week Summer Leadership Intensive at Northwestern Day Camp
(part of Grade 6 -12 Academic Camp)
$885
1-Week Summer Leadership Intensive at Northwestern Residential Camp
(part of Grade 6 -12 Academic Camp)
$1,590

3-Week Civic Leadership Institute Day Camp
(part of Grade 6 -12 Academic Camp)

$2,775
3-Week Civic Leadership Institute Residential Camp
(part of Grade 6-12 Academic Camp)
$4,895
2-Week Leadership Intensive Online $635
4-Week Online Family Program $195
9-Week Online Enrichment $615^
9-Week Online Core Essentials $635^
Accelerated Summer Online (Honors and AP® 1 credit) $785-$795^
Accelerated Summer Online (Honors and AP® 2 credits)

$1,285-$1,300^

 

**Partnership courses provided by field experts. Please see the individual course descriptions in the Explore Courses tool for tuition information.
^Tuition increases by $25 after the Early Application Tuition Discount Deadline.

Payment Policies

  • Full payment is due with the application, except in the cases of students applying for financial aid and for 3-week programs. 3-week programs require a $500 deposit with the application, and payment of the remaining balance is due within 30 days of acceptance to the program.
  • Textbooks, lab equipment, and fees, computer programs, and hardware for online courses, if required, must be purchased separately by students. See course descriptions or acceptance materials for details.

Online Program Discounts

Center for Talent Development offers discounted tuition for school districts and homeschool groups that enroll five or more students for courses with the same start date. See CTD Online for Schools for details.

Additional Information

Before completing an application, please review all program eligibility requirements and related program policies.

Withdrawal and Refund Policies

Eligibility

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