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Tuition

New
Lower School
& Middle School
New
Upper School
Returning
Lower School
& Middle School
Returning
Upper School
Total Tuition & Required Fees $50,610 $49,340 $48,610 $47,340

Below you will find a table describing our tuition and the additional fees that apply to the total cost of a Friends education. The first row shows the base cost of our tuition. The second section describes the additional mandatory fees. The third section includes the optional fees which you may choose to opt in or out of. In our Upper School, please note that textbooks and lunch are not included in tuition. Financial Aid is available towards the total cost of a Friends education.

Required Fees New
Lower School
& Middle School
New
Upper School
Returning
Lower School
& Middle School
Returning
Upper School
Tuition 44,800 $44,800 $44,800 $44,800
Initial Enrollment Fee $2,000 $2,000 Not Applicable Not Applicable
PTA Fees $100 $100 $100 $100
Accident Insurance $80 $80 $80 $80
Building & Technology $1,610 $1,610 $1,610 $1,610
Lunch Plan (Gr K-8) $2,020 Not Applicable $2,020 Not Applicable
Beverage Plan (Gr 9-12) Not Applicable $750 Not Applicable $750
Total Required Fees: $5,810 $4,540 $3,810 $2,540
Optional Fees
Tuition Refund Insurance .43% $192 $192 $192 $192
Lunch Plan (Gr 9-12) Not Applicable $1,270 Not Applicable $1,270
Yearbook $65 $65 $65 $65
Faculty Professional Develop $500 $500 $500 $500
Total Optional Fees: $757 $2,027 $757 $2,027
Total Tuition & All Optional Fees $51,367 $51,367 $49,367 $49,367
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.
 
FRIENDS SEMINARY
222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
P: 212-979-5030
F: 212.979.5034