The tuition or general charge for students includes instruction, book and course fees, housing, and meals. The charge for the 2017 program $4,200.

No one should be deterred by financial limitations from applying for admission. For the 2016 summer, 44% of the student body received tuition assistance. Every year we do our best to meet the demonstrated need for those who qualify through our need-based financial aid system. We are proud of the fact that we could distribute over $293,350 to 116 members of the 2016 class. Thanks to the very generous support of alumni and friends of the program, we were able to offer full tuition support to 17 families, and for an additional 59 families, we were able to offer financial aid totaling at least half of the tuition cost.
Applying for Tuition Assistance
Tuition assistance for students is available on the basis of demonstrated need. To apply for tuition assistance, parents must complete Form G, Tuition Assistance Request Form, and return it to the ASP office postmarked by March 1, accompanied by a copy of their IRS 1040 for the current year. If the tax return is not ready by March 1, please fill out Form G using your previous year's information and submit copies of your previous year's tax return along with copies of your current year W-2. Please send the current year tax return when available.

Tuition assistance decisions are mailed together with letters of admission by April 1.


17 students received full tuition assistance, $4,150
59 additional students received over $2,000
28 additional students received over $1,000
12 additional students received up to $1,000