Summer Admissions

Access more detailed program information in our 2023 viewbook and course catalog

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We seek students who love learning, enjoy a challenge, and are ready to move forward academically while also having a fun and unforgettable experience. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply to attend Cushing Academy Summer Session. 

We evaluate applications and make decisions on a rolling basis, but we encourage you to apply early to avoid landing on our waitlist.

Accepted students will receive a packet of information about course selection, transportation, suggested clothing, and other matters.

Admissions decisions are without regard to race, religion, sex, creed, national origin, or any other protected category under applicable law. Cushing Academy has no restrictions on its admission policy regarding race, sex, creed, national origin, or any other protected category under applicable law. Candidates are judged solely on the basis of references, personal interviews, and school program of studies. We seek students who are seriously interested in preparing for college and who indicate they will be a mature member of the Cushing student body. If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail the Director at [email protected].

Summer Calendar

Summer Session Calendar: July 2 - August 4, 2023
Sunday, July 2Registration Day
Monday, July 3Orientation/Placement Testing
 Classes Begin
Saturday, July 8Summer Celebration
Saturday, July 15Summer Formal - "Under the Stars"
Thursday, July 20International Evening
Friday, July 213-Week Session Graduation
Sunday, July 223-Week Session Departure
Friday, July 28Cabaret
Wednesday, August 2Art Show
Thursday, August 35-Week Session Graduation
Friday, August 45-Week Session Departure

Tuition & Fees

5-Week Session Tuition & Fees
Full Boarding Tuition$9,500
Day Student Tuition$4,000
Required Activity Fee$175
Express and Create students only: Art Supply Fee$350
3-Week Session Tuition & Fees
Full Boarding Tuition$6,500
Day Student Tuition$2,500
Required Activity Fee$125
Express and Create students only: Art Supply Fee$225

A limited amount of financial aid is available. Please inquire: [email protected]

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
  • 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
Airport Pick-up Fee (July 2 only)$75
Airport Drop-off Fee (July 22 and August 4 only)$75

Pay all deposits, tuition balances, and fees through the student and parent portal, MyCushingSummer. You will receive log-in information for MyCushingSummer in the application process.

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Contact Us

Cushing Academy Summer Session
Bob Macioci, Director of Summer Programs

39 School Street
Ashburnham, MA 01430

Phone: 978.827.7700
Fax: 978.827.7087

[email protected]