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Tuition and fees

2013-2014 tuition for Kindergarten through Class 12: $37,780
Additional expenses: $1,300 to $5,000, 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 has provided approximately $4.6 million in tuition aid for 21 percent of our student body in the 2012-2013 school year.

Returning students applying for financial aid for the first time should contact Mary Reynolds, Director of Student Accounts, at reynold2@chapin.edu 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:

    • 2011 and 2012 Federal Income Tax returns, including all supporting schedules and business taxes where appropriate.
    • 2011 and 2012 W-2 and/or Form 1099.
    • 2013 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 10, 2014.


Financial aid funds are limited. If your daughter's admissions file and/or financial aid file are not complete by January 10, 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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