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Exeter Summer Tuition and Financial Aid


Boarding Students: $8,900 (includes courses, room and board)

Day Students: $1,700 per course 

Optional Activities:

The Princeton Review® SAT Prep Course: $995

Exeter Crew Club: $995

Exeter Soccer Club: $850

Exeter Volleyball Club: $850

Private Music Lessons:
   Full Lesson (five 50-minute lessons): $375
   Half Lesson (five 25-minute lessons): $225



Boarding Students: $8,900 (includes courses, room and board)

Day Students: $5,900

Optional Activities:

The Princeton Review® SSAT Prep Course: $995

Exeter Crew Club: $995

Exeter Soccer Club: $850

Exeter Volleyball Club: $850

Private Music Lessons:
   Full Lesson (five 50-minute lessons): $375
   Half Lesson (five 25-minute lessons): $225


Students and families are responsible for the following:

Textbooks, required course supplies, personal expenses, and optional off-campus field trips: $400 - $600

  • This is an approximate amount. The cost of textbooks and course supplies varies from course to course and from year to year. Accepted students will receive information about the LionCard, an on-campus spending account.

Travel expenses and arrangements to and from Exeter: Amount Varies

  • All students must arrive on Monday, July 6 by 5:00 pm and depart by 12:00 pm on Saturday, August 8

International Student Injury and Sickness Plan for Exeter Summer 2020: $227.80

  • All International students are required to enroll in the International Student Injury and Sickness Plan.

Deposit and Tuition

Within two weeks of acceptance, students must pay a $1,500 deposit ($500 for day students) to secure their space. The deposit is credited toward your tuition. All tuition balances are due on or before May 15. Students who are accepted after May 15 must submit payment in full (the payment includes the deposit).


Commitments to faculty and staff, arrangements for students’ room and board, and other provisions for use and maintenance of Academy facilities are made in advance of Exeter Summer. They are based on anticipated student enrollment and are not subject to change. Therefore, after May 15, refunds will be issued only if there is a medical issue (with doctor’s certificate). Students who, after the opening of Exeter Summer, voluntarily withdraw for whatever reason or are required to withdraw will receive no refund of fees paid.

COVID-19 Policy Update:

If parents/guardians determine that they need to cancel their student's enrollment due to travel and/or health concerns resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19), they may do so without any payment or penalty, and without forfeiting their deposit, so long as they notify the Academy of that cancellation on or before June 1, 2020.

Financial Aid

The deadline for Financial Aid applications has passed

Exeter Summer seeks qualified and motivated students from a variety of backgrounds. While financial aid funds are limited, we are committed to making Exeter Summer affordable to families with a range of incomes. Awards are determined by demonstrated need and do not cover the cost of incidentals, travel, books, SAT Prep course, SSAT Prep course, Exeter Crew Club, Exeter Soccer Club, Exeter Volleyball Club, or private music lessons.

  • Please be aware that being a candidate for financial aid places a student in a more competitive situation for admission.
  • Our limited resources preclude offering financial aid to international students.
  • Students who have received financial aid from Exeter Summer in the past are not eligible to receive financial aid again.

In order to be considered for financial aid, the following information must be submitted by all parents/guardians who are financially responsible for the applicant.

Items that must be submitted by February 15, 2020:

  • Confidential Financial Aid Questionnaire for all parents/guardians listed on application
  • Supporting Documents
    • ​IRS 1040 and W2 or 1099 forms for all parents listed on application. All forms must be from the same year, 2018 or 2019. 

Important: Please include the applicant's full name at the top of each document or in the file name itself.

The Confidential Financial Aid Questionnaire and link to the Financial Aid Documents Upload Form will be emailed to the applicant's preferred email address upon submission of a completed online application indicating that financial aid is being requested.

Financial Aid  Deadline: In order to be considered for financial aid the completed Financial Aid Questionnaire, supporting financial documents (IRS 1040, and W2 or 1099), Exeter Summer Application with personal essay, Recommendations, and Official Transcripts must all be received by February 15, 2020 .  Incomplete applications cannot be considered; applications received after February 15, may be considered only upon cancellation of earlier awards. Notification of financial aid admissions will be emailed no later than April 30. Applicants not admitted with financial aid may request to be reconsidered as full-pay applicants.

Only apply for assistance if financial aid is absolutely necessary. Applications will not be reviewed until they are complete. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that Exeter Summer receives all required documents.

Exeter Summer

20 Main Street, Exeter, NH 03833

603-777-3488 / summer@exeter.edu