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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 2021-2022 school year are available on the assessment web pages.

Weekend Programs

Program
Tuition

CTD Weekend at Home

$325

CTD Encounters at Home

$75

In-Person Tadpole Academy Parent-Child Classes

Not currently available

In-Person Saturday Weekend Enrichment Program

$350


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)
Leadership Intensive (Winter/Spring) $595
Leadership Intensive (Summer) $790

 

Session 
Early Bird Rate Deadline 
Winter January 3, ,2022
Spring March 22, 2022
Summer *************************************
Session 1 June 8, 2022
Session 2 June 22, 2022
Session 3 July 6, 2022

Payment in full is due at the time of application.

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

Online Programs (Academic Year)

Program
Tuition
(Per Course)
Family Program (4 weeks) $195
CTD Encounters at Home $75
CTD Weekend at Home $300
Enrichment (9 weeks) $595^
Core Essentials (9 weeks) $615^
Honors (1 credit) $765^
Honors (2 credits) $1,245^
AP® (1 credit) $785^
AP® (2 credits) $1,265^
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.

Fall Deadline for Enrichment and Core Essentials:  September 6, 2021

Fall Deadline for Honors and Advanced Placement: September 14, 2021

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) $350*
1-Week Academic Day Camp (full day) $675
2-Week Academic Day Camp (full day) $1,665
3-Week Academic Day Camp $2,485 or $3,210**
3-Week Academic Residential Camp $4,425 or $5,150**

3-Week Civic Leadership Institute Day Camp
(part of Grade 1-12 Academic Camp)

$2,585
3-Week Civic Leadership Institute Residential Camp
(part of Grade 1-12 Academic Camp)
$4,525

1-Week Live Online Summer Subject Studies
(Encounters at Home)

$300
1-Week Encounters at Home Subject Study $300
2-Week Live Online Course (Evening) $410
2-Week Live Online Course (Daytime) $775
2-Week Leadership Intensive Online $790
4-Week Online Family Program $195
9-Week Online Enrichment $595^
9-Week Online Core Essentials $615^
Accelerated Summer Online (1 credit) $765^
Accelerated Summer Online (2 credits)

$1,245^

3-Week International Evening Seminar $1,520
 

*Additional half-day courses are $315 each.

**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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