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Tuition/Financial Aid

Tuition and fees

2014-2015 tuition for Kindergarten through Class 12: $39,300
Additional expenses: $1,500 to $5,250, depending on grade level

Note: Expenses include books, school supplies, recess food, lunch, Parents' Association dues, school trips, laptops (if applicable), Tuition Refund Insurance and the Accident Reimbursement Plan. School uniforms, the Clubhouse after-school program and certain bus services are additional costs.

Financial aid at Chapin

Financial aid is available at all grade levels and based solely on need. The Chapin School is committed to a financial aid program that will provide approximately $5.2 million in tuition aid for 21 percent of our student body in the 2014-2015 school year.

Returning students applying for financial aid for the first time should contact Mary Reynolds, Director of Student Accounts, at or 212.570.4974.

New incoming students applying for financial aid should follow the instructions below.

How to apply for financial aid

  1. Complete the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) form on line. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

  2. Upload the following documents to your online application, or send photocopies directly to the Admissions Office:

    • 2012 and 2013 Federal Income Tax returns, including all supporting schedules and business taxes where appropriate.
    • 2012 and 2013 W-2 and/or Form 1099.
    • 2014 Form W-2 and/or Form 1099. If these forms are not available, you should submit a copy of your final pay stub for 2013, and submit W-2 and/or Form 1099 as soon as they are available. 
  3. Submit all financial aid documentation by January 9, 2015.

Financial aid funds are limited. If your daughter's admissions file and/or financial aid file are not complete by January 9, we may not be able to offer you any financial assistance.

Address all correspondence to: Admissions Office, The Chapin School, 100 East End Avenue, New York, NY 10028.

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