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Tuition & Financial Aid

TUITION & FINANCIAL AID

So much of parenting is an investment. As perhaps the most significant financial investment outside of one’s home, we understand the commitment when investing in your children’s education, in their future. Selwyn expends a great deal of time and research to ensure that the value of a Selwyn education gives your children an advantage in college and well beyond. Despite this value, we fully understand that the cost of an independent school education is a struggle for some families. It is our priority to enable as many qualified students to attend Selwyn as we can.

Like most independent schools, our tuition and fees only cover a portion of the costs of educating our children. Selwyn’s Annual Fund and other efforts work to bridge that gap. In order for students to receive financial aid, they must meet all admissions requirements of the school.

Selwyn uses a system called “FACTS” to help determine the financial needs of our families. Financial aid need is reassessed annually and requires reapplication and updated financial and tax information. All data submitted through this process is kept confidential and used to determine financial aid, if any. International students are not eligible for financial aid from Selwyn.

Every application for financial aid from qualified students is assessed fairly and based upon demonstrated financial need. All families interested in financial aid must apply using the Grants and Aid function of FACTS.

To apply for financial aid:

  1. If you have an existing FACTS account, login to your account.
  2. If you do not already have a FACTS account, you can create one here.
  3. Once logged in, you will need to provide financial information such as tax filings, income, and expense information. Soon after this is provided, Selwyn will review your application and follow up.
  4. We encourage you to include a short letter if it would help to explain your particular situation.

FACTS aid applications are not considered final until all information is entered and required tax forms submitted to the website. It takes up to 14 days before submitted applications are marked as complete.

FYI, FACTS Customer Service: 866-441-4637, or contact Admissions for help.

International Students

Selwyn School is proud to announce the John and Robin Doncaster Merit Scholarship. Click below to learn more about the scholarship, eligibility, application information and requirements.

John and Robin Doncaster Merit Scholarship

2022 – 2023 Annual Tuition Rates

Pricing is subject to change

  • PK3-PK4 Ten Month $12,650   Twelve Month  $15,180
  • LOWER SCHOOL Kindergarten, Ten Month $16,550 Kindergarten, 12 Month $19,860 Grades 1 – 2 $17,300 Grades 3 – 6 $19,450
  • MIDDLE SCHOOLGrades 7 – 8 $20,750
  • UPPER SCHOOLGrades 9 – 12$24,100 Fine Arts Academy $29,100
Tuition and Fees Schedule

New Student Registration

APPLICATION FEE

  1. $375 PK3 – Grade 12
  2. $1,000 International Student Fee

NEW FAMILY FEE

One-time, non-refundable fee for enrollment processing and related activities for families whose children were not previously enrolled at Selwyn.

  1. $1,000 for one child
  2. $1,500 for two or more children

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES

Included in Annual Tuition: Facilities, textbooks, class books and materials except computers. See our 2022-2023 Tuition and Fees Schedule for a list of additional expenses.

AFTERCARE EXPENSES
Selwyn offers aftercare to students daily through 6 p.m. For those who take advantage of this program, fees are billed annually. Full-time aftercare (4-5 days per week) is billed at $3,500 annually; part-time aftercare (1-3 days per week) is billed at $2,450 annually.

Application Process

TUITION PROTECTION INSURANCE

Tuition protection is available and allows for a partial return of tuition in the event of a withdrawal or dismissal. Tuition protection is available only at initial registration or re-enrollment. The cost is ten percent (10%) of the total tuition. Refunds are calculated at a rate of 60% of the tuition for any week not begun. Terms are detailed in the enrollment package.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

There are two payment options for tuition at the Selwyn School. You will be prompted to select one of these three options upon signing the Enrollment Agreement.

  • Option 1 Tuition paid in full by June 30, 2022. This plan has a 3% discount if tuition paid in full on or before May 1, 2022.
  • Option 2 60% of total tuition paid on or before June 30, 2022. 40% of total tuition, that is, of the remaining tuition, paid on or before January 4, 2023.
  • Option 3 This option offers deferred payments of up to 10 months, with equal monthly installments. Payments must start no later than August 2022. All participants must be enrolled in FACTS Tuition Management, no exceptions. FACTS charges a small processing fee (currently $45, subject to change) that is payable upon enrollment.  Monthly payments will be drafted prior to the first month of enrollment and must be completed by April 30, 2023. All participating families will be charged a deferred payment fee of 6% of total tuition and fees.

Sibling Discount
5% off net tuition for two or more students attending Selwyn, applied to all but the highest tuition

First Responder Discount
5% discount for children of fire fighters, police, emergency medical technicians and active military

Option 1 Discount
3% discount for cash or check payments of full tuition if received before May 1, 2022

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International Students

ANNUAL TUITION
  1. $1,000 International Student Application and Enrollment Fee

2022-2023 Tuition (cost dependent upon grade level, see above)

  1. $2,000 English Support, Tutoring, Dedicated International Student Representative

 

ADDITIONAL FEES

Annual Fund Contribution

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Perspectives Trip (cost dependent upon grade level)

Technology Fee ($260 for Lower School, $550 for Middle and Upper School)

NOTES

There is no financial assistance available for international students. Applicant is responsible for the cost of shipping documents to our school, i.e. transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc.

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STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Selwyn School’s mission promotes a school culture that allows students to learn without fear of intimidation or discrimination. Because of our school’s global focus and diverse student, family, and faculty body, Selwyn School is committed in policy, principle, and practice to maintaining an environment that encourages behavior affirming of the equality of all persons.  Selwyn School remains committed to providing a welcoming and respectful work and educational environment, in which all individuals within the school community may benefit from each other’s experiences and foster mutual respect and appreciation of divergent views. 

Selwyn School will not tolerate conduct that violates rights guaranteed by the law or by other school policies. As such, Selwyn School prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the administration of its educational programs, including admission and financial aid, or in employment and application for employment. Furthermore, Selwyn School policy includes prohibitions of harassment of students and employees, including racial harassment, sexual harassment, or retaliation for filing complaints of discrimination. Above all, Selwyn School affirms the fundamental dignity of all persons.

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