Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Summer Scholars Program Costs

Program Dates: June 25 - July 9, 2022

Tuition and housing fees for Summer Scholars 2022 are $4,250. This amount includes tuition, room and board, extracurricular activities, and class field trips. The tuition and housing cost balance (including any applicable lab fees) must be paid in full online or by check and received by the Office of Pre-College Programs by June 3, 2022.

A note for South Bend area students: Campus residency is an important aspect of every college student’s life, and it is an essential component of the Notre Dame experience. All Summer Scholars participants are required to live in one of Notre Dame’s residence halls.

Enrollment Fee

A non-refundable enrollment fee of $300 must be submitted once a student has been notified of their admission to Summer Scholars. This enrollment fee must be paid no later than May 2, 2022 to secure a place for the student in the program. The enrollment fee will be applied to the total tuition/housing amount. Enrollment fees and tuition/housing payments are not refundable.

Summary of Costs for 2022

Application Fee (non-refundable): $60
Enrollment Fee (paid online or by check by May 2, 2022): non-refundable $300
Tuition/Room and Board Balance (paid online or by check by June 3, 2022): $3,950

Summer Scholars additional lab fees for the following courses:

  • Musical Theatre: $50
  • Global Health: $50
  • Photography: $75
  • Engineering: $100
  • Life Science: $125

If you wish to pay by e-check or check, please make the check out to "University of Notre Dame Office of Pre-College Programs" and mail to University of Notre Dame Office of Pre-College Programs, 403 McKenna Hall, Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556 

Financial Aid

Application fee waivers are granted rarely and only in extreme circumstances. Very limited need-based, partial scholarships are available to students who apply for the program. The Office of Pre-College Programs does not offer merit-based financial assistance or scholarships. Please note that submitting a request for financial aid does not guarantee an application fee waiver or scholarship. Fee waiver decisions will be made on a weekly basis. Once a decision is made, you will be notified via email. Decisions regarding admission will be made regardless of financial aid request, and notification of financial aid will be included with admission decision letters.

Financial Aid Request Form

Financial Aid Request Forms are available to be filled out online here. The form must be completed by a parent or legal guardian and the deadline to submit the Financial Aid Request Form is February 14, 2022. Late submissions are not accepted.