The Summer Session 2020 application is open and online. Be assured enrolling is risk-free, as described in this letter from the Director (March 16, 2020). 
Be sure to apply early and reserve your seat for the Best Summer Ever!

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees
Full Boarding Tuition
Day Student Tuition
Required Activity Fee
Express and Create students only: Art Supply Fee $350

A limited amount of financial aid is available--please inquire:
The tuition and any required fees cover the following:
  • All morning program classes and workshops 
  • All afternoon classes and activities
  • All meals
  • Furnished dormitory room (boarding students only)
  • All books and supplies
  • Athletic practice uniforms
  • Five-week health insurance supplement (International students only)
  • Linens (boarding students only)
  • On-campus social and athletic activities
  • Bus transportation for all off-campus activities, events, and excursions 
  • Educational field trips and the Boston Harbor Cruise
*Note: any ticket/admission charges for optional weekend trips are not included
Optional Services
Laundry Service Fee $145
Saturday in Boston $325
Airport Pick-up Fee (June 28 only) $60
Airport Drop-off Fee (July 31 only) $60
The online application form, along with the $60 processing fee, should be completed and submitted as early as possible. We begin our admission process in November. Applications are evaluated as soon as they are received. Students applying for the Excel or Connect program must include two teacher recommendations and a current transcript with the application.

As part of the enrollment process, there are numerous enrollment forms to be downloaded and returned to the Summer Session Office by May 15. Within four weeks of acceptance, a nonrefundable enrollment deposit of $500 is due. To ensure the student’s admission, the remainder of the tuition is due on or before May 15. Please note: If a student leaves before the end of the session for any reason, the tuition is nonrefundable.

All payments must be in U.S. dollars and should be made payable to “Cushing Academy Summer Session.” Payments can be made by personal check, online using a credit card, or by wire transfer. A wire transfer should be made in the name of the student to TDBank, Worcester, MA, Swift# NRTHUS33XXX, Routing #211370545, Account #9003901. 
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Cushing Academy Summer Session

39 School Street
Ashburnham, MA 01430-8000

Tel: 978.827.7700
Fax: 978.827.7087

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.