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Residential/Commuter Program Fees

Fees by Campus Non-Refundable
Application Fee
Residential Extended Commuter Commuter*
Bryn Mawr, Emory, Vassar and University of Miami $95 $3,995 $3,195 $2,495
University of Chicago $95 $4,295 $3,495 $2,795
UC Berkeley and UCLA $95 $4,995 $4,195 $3,495
Princeton $95 $5,495 $4,695 N/A
Yale $95 $5,495 $4,695 $3,995

Payment Schedule

* Not available at Princeton, only Extended Commuter Program (limited number) offered.

** A $50 late payment fee will be incurred if payment is not made in full 45 days in advance of the program start date. SIG accepts checks, money orders, wire transfers, Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. Please be advised that returned checks and declined credit cards will incur a $25 charge per occurrence.

*** A $50 late application fee will be incurred for applications received after the deadline (April 15 for international students and May 15 for U.S. students).

Program Fees do not include $250 International Student Fee.

Program Fee Includes

Extended Commuter
Academic Program
All Room and Board Charges*
Recreational Hour Program
Evening Activities
Saturday Getaway Trip and Saturday Activity Day
Sunday Activity Day

World Class Coverage Insurance is available for purchase for all programs for an additional cost of $75 for domestic students. International Students are automatically enrolled through the International Student Fee.

* Some campuses offer some single dorm rooms. Single rooms are available on a first come, first served basis for a fee of $250. Single room requests cannot be guaranteed. If we are unable to accommodate your single room request, your $250 payment will be refunded.

Program Fees Do Not Include:

  • Non-refundable application fee ($95 fee)
  • Academic materials fee ($25 per student)
  • Optional NSGT membership ($35 fee)
  • International resident fee ($250 fee)
  • Transportation to and from SIG campus (varies); visit for more details
  • Individual laundry expense (varies)
  • Personal spending money (varies)
  • Books* for selected courses ($10 - $30 each course)
  • Optional World Class Coverage Insurance Plan ($75 fee)
  • Campus Switch Fee for students who switch campuses after being accepted ($25 fee)

* Books will be available for purchase on the day of registration for courses requiring them.

Program Fee Reductions

Earn a savings on your 2015 SIG program fee* if you meet any of the following criteria:

Criteria for Reduction Amount of Reduction
Early Bird Savings!
Register by January 1, 2016
Returning SIG Residential Student** - $250
Returning SIG Commuter Student** - $125
Each Enrolled Sibling - $100
Attend a second SIG session -$250

* Reductions cannot be applied towards the application fee. All reductions will be applied to your final balance.
** Returning student reductions only available until April 15, 2016.

Learn about the SIG Refund Policy.

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