Application Information


The College Experience in Boston................................................................................................................. $8295 US


This comprehensive fee includes: all tuition and instruction, accommodations, breakfast and dinner daily, transportation to and from the airport, all books and materials, guest presentations, workshops, field trips, and all cultural and social activities organized by the program, including sports, excursions, museum and gallery admissions, and theater tickets. It does not include airfare, lunch daily, or personal expenditures, such as snacks, laundry, souvenirs, and so on.

APPLICATION
Students must currently be in grades 9-12 to apply for The College Experience in Boston.

  • Rolling Admissions Policy. We accept applications throughout the year until the programs are full.

  • Admissions. Decisions are made within 2-3 weeks of receipt of a completed application, at which time the student’s courses are confirmed in writing. A completed application consists of four parts: a completed and signed application form, a deposit, a copy of a transcript or recent report card, and a personal statement.

  • Course Guarantee. We recommend that students apply as early as possible. Students whose applications are postmarked on or before each program’s course guarantee date and who are accepted into the program will automatically receive their first choice of courses, subject to enrollment minima. The course guarantee date for The College Experience in Boston is Friday, January 27, 2017.

  • Students who cannot be placed in their first choice of Major or Minor course will be automatically placed in their second or third choice, subject to the availability of that course, and also placed on the waiting list for their first choice. If wait-listed for a class, the student will be notified as soon as a space becomes available.

  • If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment levels, students will be notified immediately and placed in their second choice. Students who wish to change courses may do so by writing to our New York office up until Friday, May 26, 2017.


PAYMENT
Applications require a deposit of $1050 US ($1175 US with Medical Emergency Cancellation Insurance), payable to F.I.E. or The Foundation for International Education. (Scholarship applicants are not required to send a deposit as part of their separate application.) The balance of payment for tuition is due by Friday, April 7, 2017.

MEDICAL EMERGENCY CANCELLATION INSURANCE

Nonrefundable Medical Emergency Cancellation Insurance is available for $125 US per application to protect against unavoidable cancellations due to documented medical emergencies involving the student or immediate family members. This insurance can ONLY be purchased at the time of application.

The policy is as follows:
  Without Medical Emergency 
Cancellation Insurance 
With Medical Emergency
Cancellation  
Payments refundable,
including deposit
Until April 7, 2017
Until May 5, 2017*
Payments refundable,
minus the deposit
Until May 5, 2017
Until June 9, 2017*
 No refunds After May 5, 2017
After June 9, 2017

*With Medical Emergency Cancellation Insurance, refunds will be made only in the case of a documented medical emergency.