Tuition and Payment Plans



Tuition & Fees Boarding Day


Tuition 2019-20





Technology Fee $850 $850
Health Services Fee $600 $400







Estimate of Other Expenses

Expenses will vary based on a student's needs or course load. Below is an estimated snapshot for what to expect.

  • Books and supplies: $850 average/year. Most books can be ordered online through our provider. Additional books and supplies are available at the campus store.
  • Health insurance: 10-month plan: $1,900, 12-month plan $2,110
  • Laundry: Students have access to laundry and dryer machines within various dorms. A third party laundering service is also available with packages averaging $740 - $920/year.
  • Spending money: While the School provides full meals and necessary services, there are times when students will wish to use discretionary funds for a variety of reasons (e.g., snacks, haircuts, outside meals, extra supplies). Each student is different; in general average expenses can range from $50 - 75/month.

Payment Plans

Option A: One Payment

Pay the full year’s tuition in one installment on or before August 1. This payment can be made by check, credit card, ACH, or wire transfer.

Option B: Two Payments

Pay in two installments. The first installment (50% less enrollment fee) is due on August 1, the second (50%) on December 1. This payment can be made by check, credit card, ACH or wire transfer.

Option C: 10 Month Payment Plan

Pay tuition less enrollment fee in 10 monthly installments. The first installment is due June 1, and the last is due March 1. Enrollment in the 10-month payment plan should be completed by May 1.

This payment can be made by CREDIT CARD or ACH ONLY and will be automatically debited from the bank account or credit card account provided at the time of enrollment. There is a $40 processing fee, which will be added to your first payment. After July 1, this payment option is no longer available.

If you wish to enroll in the optional 10-month payment plan, the form can be found on your new online enrollment account (see link below). To log into your online account, please click or copy and past the following address into your browser:

Making Hotchkiss Affordable

We are committed to providing more than $9.4 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.


Your Tuition Solution Loan Program

Families can apply for a loan through Your Tuition Solution with flexible repayment terms of 24-84 months. Families may borrow up to $40,000 with no prepayment penalties.


The Louis G. Dreyfus Scholarship
The DACOR Bacon House Foundation administers the Louis G. Dreyfus Scholarship to students at Hotchkiss and Yale University. This scholarship is available to children or grandchildren of Foreign Service Officers (active or retired). If you are interested in learning more about how to apply for this $5,000 scholarship, please contact Director of Admission & Financial Aid Jackson Marvel.

Contact Us

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

For questions about Financial Aid, contact:

H. Jackson Marvel
Director of Admission & Financial Aid