Tuition and Payment Plans

At Hotchkiss, we believe every student should have the opportunity to excel. This is why we are committed to providing more than $10 million in financial support each year to deserving students to ensure that Hotchkiss remains a diverse and vibrant community. Learn more about Financial Aid or use the Financial Aid Estimator to help you plan.

Cost Estimate

The cost of your Hotchkiss tuition may vary slightly from the numbers below. These figures will guide you toward a realistic expectation for the upcoming school year. Our fee breakdown includes the cost of boarding school and day school tuition. This number also includes your technology fee and health services fee.

In addition, you may view a list of common expenses that arise. This may include textbooks, school supplies, laundry and personal spending. View the breakdown below for an idea of how much a typical student spends each month or school year.

Making Hotchkiss Affordable

We are dedicated to making Hotchkiss a private school that is accessible to all families. We value diversity in all shapes and seek to make Hotchkiss a place of learning for the best and the brightest. Currently, 38% of our student body receives financial aid, with an average grant of $50,206.

Our aid goes beyond tuition by helping families cover the costs of books, personal spending money, health insurance and travel assistance. We provide each student with a School-issued MacBook for studying, writing and research.

Learn more about our featured scholarships, each geared towards students with distinct needs or experiences. Browse each scholarship description and feel free to reach out with any questions!

Payment Plans

We offer two installment payment plan options for your convenience. You may pay the full year's tuition at one time or split the year into two installments, at the start and end of the first semester. We also offer a payment plan spread across 10 monthly installments. View each plan below for more details and a breakdown of due dates.

Have any questions about our payment plan, or need assistance deciding which one is best for you? Our Financial Aid office would be more than happy to answer your questions and walk you through the process. Simply contact Admissions or Financial Aid using the contact information on this page.

Contact Us

Office of Admission
The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Road
Lakeville, CT 06039-2141
Telephone: (860) 435-3102
Fax: (860) 435-0042

For questions about financial aid or the application process contact Director of Financial Aid Ted Weihman