Grades K to 12 College Preparatory

Admissions

To apply, please follow the 3 steps below to begin the admissions process:

1. Complete and submit the online application.

  • Applicants to our Dance, Music, and Fine Arts programs must also submit an artistic portfolio as part of the online application.

2. Submit Required Documents

4. Complete the math and English academic assessments administered by Northern Academy.

3. Attend the admissions interview.

 

Download the 2022-23 Admissions Process (PDF)

Download the Application Checklist (PDF)

 

Northern Academy of the Arts admits students of any race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

The following table provides the tuition and fees, plus an estimate of the cost of living and other expenses a full-time student is expected to incur per year.

2022-2023 Academic Year
TYPEDAYBOARDING
Tuition$24,000$36,900
MealsLunchBreakfast, lunch, dinner
BoardingIncluded
TOTAL COST$24,000$36,900
WHAT THE TUITION COVERS

The tuition covers instruction Monday through Friday, with

  • Some Saturdays per school calendar
  • Extracurricular/after school enrichment activities after 3:30pm.
  • Day student pickup time is within 30 minutes of the last class of the day, between 3:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Onsite day lunch, technology, library, one-time SAT exam, counseling, college planning and graduation related services
OTHER PROGRAM-RELATED COSTS
  • General Fee: $600 (administrative, general heath, activities, and trips)
  • ESL and Language Support: $5,000
  • School Uniform: $350-$450, (direct purchase from Lands’ End)
  • Standardized Testing Fees (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP exams): Variable between $45-$200
  • College Tour: An optional multi-day, multi-city tour guided by teachers and counselors. The cost is estimated to be $250-$350, which includes the cost of transportation, accommodations and meals.
  • International Students: Click here for details.
Financial Aid & Scholarship

Northern Academy of the Arts strives to provide financial aid to qualified students based on each student’s need and merit.

  • Financial aid is normally awarded on a yearly basis with the possibility of renewal.
  • Qualified applicants with financial difficulties may pay a sliding scale tuition.
  • Students seeking financial aid in their first year must apply concurrently with the application for admission.

If there are special circumstances not addressed in your application that you would like us to consider, please send a letter to our mailing address or via email with all details. Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Complete the Financial Aid Application Online »

Payment Methods

Tuition and fee payments are accepted only via ACH transfer.

We do not accept check or cash payments.

Northern Academy of the Arts admits students of any race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Visit our International Students page for admissions, visa application, and enrollment procedures.

t  +1 (845) 288-0636

e  admissions@northernacademy.org

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