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Explore: Tuition and Fees

Fee Details for 2021-2022

Application Fee – Fee is due at the time of application. This application fee (per student) is non-refundable regardless of acceptance to the program.

  • $25 application fee for students returning from 2020-21 Davidson: Explore course.
  • $50 application fee for Davidson Young Scholars applying for one Davidson: Explore course.
  • $75 application fee for Davidson Young Scholars applying for two or more Davidson: Explore courses and all non-Young Scholars applying for a single course.
  • $100 application for non-Young Scholars applying for two or more courses.

Tuition – Tuition for each full-year course is $1,000. Tuition is broken into three payments. We do accept credit card payments for tuition.

Initial Deposit – $200, each course, due two weeks following acceptance.
Fall Tuition – $400 due Aug. 1, 2021 ($100 fully refundable deposit and $100 lab fee for science course due at this time)
Spring Tuition – $400 due Jan. 1, 2022

Families must purchase texts for Writing in the Humanities, Critical Thinking in the Humanities, and Uncovering the Past: World Empires. See course description for approximate costs. Book lists will be sent in early August 2020.

Please note:  Financial aid is available for Davidson Young Scholars. Please contact your family consultant for more information about financial aid.

See also: How to Apply to Explore; Explore Eligibility & Testing

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