Summer Immersion Tuition & Fees

Below are costs for Summer 2020. Summer 2021 program expenses will be posted in the coming months. 

2020 Program Costs

Summer Immersion Program is a 2-week, immersive program that allows students to focus on a specific topic. For credit options, see the College Intensive page.

Some courses may require additional supplies not provided by GW. Please see individual course info for details. Also, see our list of incidental student expenses for information on additional costs.


Residential Students 

  • Two-Week Session: $3,950 (tuition, program fee, room, and board)


Pre-College students who attend 2 or more two-week Summer Immersion sessions will receive a 15% discount:

Multiple Course Discount

  • 2 two-week sessions: $6,893
  • 3 two-week sessions: $10,448

The multiple course discount totals include an additional charge to cover the days in between sessions. All residential rates include tuition, program fee, supplies, room and board.

Commuter Students (Two-Week Session Only)

  • $2,950 (tuition, program fee, supplies, lunch)

Early Arrival/Late Departure

Pre-College students who decide to arrive at least one day early or depart at least one day later from their program will incur the additional charges (prior approval is required):

  • Early Arrival: $134.89
  • Late Departure: $122.01


Program Deposit

Upon admission, a non-refundable $500 per course deposit is required to secure your place in the program. The deposit is applied toward tuition, while the remaining balance is billed by the university and will be due in full prior to arrival. Review the process for accessing and paying your bill.

Refund Policy

Refunds are issued on the remaining balance (excluding the deposit) according to the policies below. Students who are dismissed from the program forfeit the right to a refund. For students participating in more than one Summer Immersion session, refunds will only be applied if requested within the first 2 days of attending their first session.

  • Prior to program start date: 100% of balance
  • First 2 days of program: 85% of balance
  • Day 3-onward: No refund