Summer Tuition


Program fee for SYA Summer 2019: TBD
The summer fee is inclusive of tuition, homestay, meals, excursions and health insurance. Not included are: round-trip airfare, personal expenses such as visa fees, travel insurance and spending money.

Duration: Five weeks in Italy, Spain, France or China. See country sections for program dates.

Departure/Return: SYA organizes a round-trip group flight, typically from the East Coast, to Beijing, Paris, Rome and Barcelona. There will be a chaperone on the outbound flight in June, but not on the return flight in July. Families are not required to purchase a ticket on the group flight.

Please note: group flights depart the day before each program starts abroad.

SYA Summer reserves the right to cancel a summer program if minimum enrollment is not met by February 15th. In the event of cancellation, all deposits will be refunded.


SYA Summer has limited financial aid available for families who show a demonstrated need. The maximum grant will not exceed 50% of tuition.

The summer program financial aid deadline is January 12th, and an application can be downloaded here.

Payment Schedule/Refund Policy:
A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 is due within two weeks of acceptance into the program, with the remainder of the balance due by May 15. A refund of 50% will be granted to those who cancel before June 1; however, no refund will be offered for cancellations after June 1.