Most students who come to SSA live in the dormitories with their teachers. Students who live near Colgate, however, have the unique opportunity of engaging in the program as non-residential students for a significant reduction in tuition.

  • Dates

    • Friday, June 28, 2019 - Saturday, July 20, 2019

  • Hours

    • 8:15a-9:45p on weekdays and Saturdays

    • 11:45a-9:45p on Sundays

  • Where

    • Colgate University in Hamilton, NY (13346)

  • Day Program tuition for 3 weeks

    • $3150

  • How does the day program work/what does it include?

    • Day program students come to SSA at 8:15 every morning and go home at 9:45 pm every night. They participate in the full slate of academic and social programming: they attend class, take proctored tests, and compete in vocabulary and SAT games; beyond the SAT, they play sports with their peers, engage in games like capture the flag, quiz bowl, and debate, and select from a catalog of electives like Songwriting, Drawing, Yoga, Environmental Science and Philosophy.

    • Day program students will be required to attend proctored tests (which are on Saturdays) and test return/review sessions and coaching meetings (on Sunday evenings).

  • What does Day Program tuition include?  

    • Lunch and dinner on weekdays

    • Brunch and dinner on Sundays

    • All academic and non-academic activities and book/curricular fees

    • No additional spending money is necessary

  • How do I hold my spot?

    • Make a 20% deposit (non-refundable)

 
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  • When is full tuition due?

    • April 1, 2019

  • What if I register after April 1, 2019?

    • Tuition payment is required in full with registration after April 1, 2019

  • Do you offer financial aid?

    • Financial aid is limited, but does exist - apply early to get the aid before it runs out!  There is an application (similar to the CSS Profile)

  • Do you offer payment plans?

    • We’re happy to work with parents according to their needs - please contact us early to make arrangements

  • Can I speak to former parents/students?

    • Our alumni and their parents are happy to answer questions and describe their experiences with the program

  • What is the connection between SSA and Yleana?

    • SSA takes place on the same campus as the Yleana Leadership Academy, and Alyssa Bowlby is heavily involved in both programs. For more information about Yleana – as well as information about any interaction between the two programs – please reach out to Alyssa (347.688.2329) and she’ll be delighted to discuss her work!