How to Apply to Summer Session

Thank you for your interest in Cardigan’s Summer Session! The application process is detailed below. Please note that admissions decisions will be made as soon as each application is completed.


Please complete the online application below. Once you have submitted the online portion and paid the application fee, you will be directed to log into your account and complete the Student Statement Form and the Administrative Recommendation Form. Both documents will need to be downloaded, completed, and uploaded into your account. This will complete the application process.

Begin Application

Enrollment Process

If your child is accepted, we will mail you an official letter of acceptance along with information to help you register. To secure your place in the program, you must sign the Enrollment Contract electronically and pay the deposit ($500 for boarding students and $250 for day students) within two weeks of receiving your acceptance letter. Tuition is due in full by June 11, 2021.

2021 Dates, Fees, & Tuition

Deposit (for personal expenses and optional activities)

  • Boarding Student: $500
  • Day Student: $250


Full Six-Week Summer (June 26 - August 5):

  • Day Student: $4,890
  • Domestic Border*: $9,630
  • International**: $10,370

First Three-Week Session (June 26 - July 17):

  • Day Student: $2,980
  • Domestic Boarder*: $5,840
  • International**: $6,210

Second Three-Week Session (July 17 - August 5):

  • Day Student: $2,920
  • Domestic Boarder*: $5,730
  • International**: $6,100

*Domestic tuition includes all laundry fees
**International tuition includes both laundry and required health insurance fees

Leadership Program (June 26 - August 5):

  • $4,050 (Includes Laundry but NOT Insurance). Enrollment limited to 8-10 students. 
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