Tuition & Fees

Application Fees
US Applications – $60 non-refundable
International Applications – $125 US non-refundable

2017-2018 TUITION
The Worcester Academy community shares a belief in the value of serving others through both leadership and generosity and strives to keep the school within reach of a range of families. Worcester Academy tuition includes a personalized, challenging academic experience that includes small classes taught in an innovative and creative environment and a school issued MacBook loaded with current software. Students have access to private music lessons, academic support services (if needed), one-on-one college counseling services, and a Middle School after-care program. If you believe Worcester Academy is the school for your child, we encourage you to explore how to bring the cost within reach of your family.

Day Student Tuition
Middle School (Grades 6–8) – $32,509
Upper School (Grades 9–12) – $35,175
(includes lunch)

Boarding Student Tuition
5-Day Boarders (Grades 9–PG only) – $51,199
7-Day Boarders (Grades 9–PG only) – $61,939
(includes all meals)

Other Charges and Expenses
International Student Fee – $3,710 U.S., drawn from U.S. banks only
Technology Fee: $665  (all students)
Tuition Refund Plan (TRP): 1.2% (mandatory unless tuition is paid in full)

The Center for Learning Fees
Sessions per Week 1 Half
Academic Block*
2 Half
Academic Blocks*
3 Half
Academic Blocks*
1 Full
Academic Block*
2 Full
Academic Blocks*
3 Full
Academic Blocks*
Per Year $1,800 $3,500 $5,400 $3,500 $7,000 $10,500
* For more detailed information about The Center for Learning, please visit their webpage.

PAYMENT SCHEDULES
The tuition management company, SMART TUITION, handles all billing and payment processing for Worcester Academy.

Domestic Students
There are three payment plan options with SMART TUITION: single payment, two payments (75%/25%) or 10 monthly payments. SMART TUITION gives you the option to pay by check, electronic funds transfer, internet, phone, debit card, or credit card (fees will apply). You will have 24/7 access to your account information online, 24/7 phone support, and 24/7 ability to make payments.

International Students
There are two payment plan options with SMART TUITION: single payment, or two payments (75%/25%). SMART TUITION gives you the option to pay by check, electronic funds transfer, internet, phone, debit card, or credit card (fees will apply). You will have 24/7 access to your account information online, 24/7 phone support, and 24/7 ability to make payments.

For questions specific to billing and SMART TUITION, please contact Irene Jacob in the Business Office at irene.jacob@worcesteracademy.org.

Please visit our Financial Assistance page under "Affording WA" if you are interested in learning about the financial aid process.
WORCESTER ACADEMY® is a co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. Our urban setting, diverse community, and innovative curriculum provide each student with unique opportunities for self-discovery, academic achievement, and personal empowerment.

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