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Residential/Commuter Program Fees

Fees by Campus Non-Refundable
Application Fee
Residential Extended Commuter Commuter*
Bryn Mawr, Emory, and Northeastern $99 $4,395 $3,495 $2,795
University of Chicago $99 $4,495 $3,595 $2,895
UC Berkeley and UCLA $99 $5,195 $4,295 $3,595
University of Miami (2 weeks) $99 $2,995 $2,295 $1,595
Princeton  $99 $5,795 $4,895 n/a
Yale $99 $5,795 $4,895 $4,195

Payment Schedule

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

Deposits are refundable until March 15, 2018. After March 15th deposits are non-refundable.
Deposits will be credited towards total tuition cost.

* A $25 late payment fee will be incurred if the deposit is not received within 2 weeks of acceptance notification.
** A $25 late payment fee will be incurred if the final payment is not received by May 15th.
*** A $50 late application fee will be incurred for applications received after the deadline (May 1 for international students and May 15 for U.S. students).  Applications received after May 15th must be paid in full upon acceptance.

SIG accepts e-checks, checks, money orders, wire transfers, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Please note that our preferred method of payment is e-check. Returned checks and declined credit cards will incur a $25 charge per occurence.

Program Fees do not include International Student Fee: $250 for residential students; $150 for commuter students.

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 U.S. students. International Students are automatically enrolled in coverage 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. Please note that due to dorm configurations, sometimes students are assigned single rooms even if a single room is not requested.

Program Fees Do Not Include:

  • Non-refundable application fee ($99 fee)
  • Academic materials fee ($25 per student)
  • Course materials fees (varies; noted in course descriptions)
  • Optional NSGT membership ($35 fee)
  • International student residential fee ($250 fee)
  • International student commuter fee ($150)
  • Transportation to and from SIG campus (varies)
  • Individual laundry expense (varies)
  • Personal spending money (varies)
  • Optional World Class Coverage Insurance Plan ($75 fee, U.S. students only)
  • Books for selected courses ($10-$30 per course that requires a book). Books will be available for purchase on the day of registration.

Program Fee Reductions

Earn a savings on your 2018 SIG program fee* if you meet any of the following criteria:

Criteria for Reduction Amount of Reduction
Returning SIG Residential Student** - $250
Returning SIG Commuter Student** - $125
Returning SIG Full Day Student** - $125
Returning SIG Half Day Student** - $75
Each Enrolled Sibling (Residential and Day Programs only) - $100
Each Enrolled Sibling (Half Day SIG Program) - $50
Attend a second SIG session (Residential and Day Programs only) -$250
Attend a second SIG session (Half Day Programs only) -$125

* Reductions cannot be applied towards the application fee or deposit.
** Returning student reductions only available until May 1, 2018.
All reductions will be applied to your final balance.

Learn about the SIG Refund Policy.

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