Summer Institute : Creative Writing : Tuition + Admissions
|› Application Requirements||› Other Expenses|
|› Tuition + Fees||› Refund Policy|
- Application form
- $50 nonrefundable application fee
- One-page typed personal essay expressing your passion, goals and why you want to attend the program.
- Writing portfolio: 10 – 15 pages of writing in any of the three genres – fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction – or a combination of two.
*We are happy to advise you about your application materials. If you are concerned that your portfolio or application materials are not fully developed, please contact our office to discuss with a Pre-College staff member.
An optional trip to the beach at Wildwood, N.J., is an additional cost to the student. Students pay a $25 transportation fee per trip. The estimated cost of additional admission, meals and spending money is $100 per trip.
Spending + Miscellaneous Expenses
Students spend an average of $80-$100 per week on additional items including laundry, snacks, personal spending and non-required supplies.
Students who are dismissed from the program will not be refunded any tuition, housing or fees. Students who wish to withdraw for any reason must submit their request in writing by fax, email or post. All refunds are less nonrefundable application and registration fees, and are calculated as follows:
— 100% refund on tuition less the nonrefundable application and registration fees for withdrawal one month prior to the first class. (Written withdrawal must be received on or before June 7, 2013.)
— 80% refund on tuition less the nonrefundable application and registration fees for withdrawal between three and one week(s) prior to the first class. (Written withdrawal must be received between June 8, 2013 and June 30, 2013).
— No refunds will be issued if withdrawal is less than 7 days prior to the first class. (0% refund if withdrawal is received on or after July 1, 2013).