Financial Information

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Program Costs

All program applications must be accompanied by the nonrefundable application fee before they can be processed.

 

Program Application Fee
ALP $60
GEM $30
PACE $30
STEP $60

2020 Tuition Rates

If admitted to the program, the first half of tuition is due by May 15, 2020. Second half of tuition is due by June 5, 2020.

Program and Student Type Tuition
ALP Residential Student $3,600
ALP Commuter Student $2,500
ALP International Student $4,400
STEP Residential Student $2,500
STEP Commuter Student $1,700
STEP International Student $2,400
PACE Student $460
GEM Student – Winter Session $270
GEM Summer $380

Residential student tuition includes room and board, all books, materials, supplies, lab fees, and residential activity materials.

Commuter student tuition includes all books, materials, supplies, lab fees, evening activity materials, and daily lunch.


How to Pay

Pay Online

Once accepted to the program, you will receive an email with a link that will connect you to the online payment portal and instructions on how to complete your payment.

Pay By Check

Checks should be made out to UW–Madison and mailed to:

UW-Madison Accounting Services
PO Box 78004
Milwaukee, WI 53278-8004

In the memo section, please reference your invoice number.


Refund Policy

The application fee is nonrefundable. Refunds may take up to eight weeks to process, starting from the time a written request is received by WCATY.

Refund Schedule

All program applications must be accompanied by the nonrefundable application fee before they can be processed.

Period Percent of Refund
Withdraw during the period of January 1–June 1 100% refund

Full refund will also be issued in the following cases regardless of date:

  • A course of choice is canceled.
  • All course choices are closed.
  • Financial aid is not adequate for participation.
  • Student injury or illness.
Withdraw during the period of June 2 – two weeks before program start 90% refund

Nonrefundable 10% is used to cover class supplies, books, transportation, and teacher salary costs that were incurred during this period of program planning.

Withdraw during the period of two weeks before program start – opening day of camp 80% refund

Nonrefundable 20% is used to cover risk management fees, University Health Services fees, class supplies, books, transportation, and teacher salary costs that were incurred during this period of program planning

Other 0% refund

Students dismissed for disciplinary reasons are not eligible for any refund. Students voluntarily leaving while the program is in session are not eligible for any refund.


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