Program Costs

Fees and Payments

Registration Deposit $200
  • This deposit secures your camper's spot in the program and is non-refundable.
  • The deposit it applies to the overall tuition.
  • This fee must be paid online via credit or debit card.
Tuition $950  $1,100
  • Tuition covers room and board, classroom materials, field trips, camper gift bags, and three meals per day M-F as well as dinner the night of check-in.
  • Accounts that are paid in full before April 1st will receive the discounted tuition of $950.
  • Accounts with any balance over $0 will incur a $150 charge on April 1st, bringing their total cost of tuition to the regular $1,100.
  • If you are waitlisted prior to April 1st, the discounted tuition will be honored if a spot becomes available.
  • The program fee balance must be received 30 days prior to the start of the course or the student may be dropped from the program.
  • If you are added to a course from the wait list, tuition is due within 48 hours of your initial notification.
  • Tuition MUST be paid in full prior to check-in. Absolutely no payments will be taken on site.

Additional Items

Weekend Stay $200 Campers who are registered for consecutive weeks can stay on campus in between courses. Option not applicable between sessions four and five.
Airport Shuttle $100 each way Summer Scholars provides shuttle service to and from the Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP) Airport. Please try to schedule flights to arrive between 1-3p and to depart between 10a-12p.
Course Transfer $50 Campers who transfer from one course to another will incur a $50 transfer fee. This fee applies to both same- and different-week transfers.
  • Checks should be made payable to Clemson University.
  • Credit card payments must be made online through the registration portal. We do not "hold" spots without a deposit. We apologize that we are unable to take any payments over the phone.
  • At this time, Summer Scholars does not offer financial assistance, discounts, or scholarships.

Refund Policy

  • The enrollment deposit will not be refunded once course placement is accepted. 
    • The enrollment deposit will be refunded only if you are not accepted due to not meeting GPA requirements. In all other instances, the deposit is nonrefundable and will be applied to the overall program cost.
  • The withdrawal deadline is 3 weeks (21 days) prior to the start of the course. If a student withdraws from the program 3 weeks prior to the course start date, a written refund request is required. Summer Scholars will review the request and program fees paid (less the nonrefundable deposit) may be refunded.
  • Any student who withdraws or is dismissed from the program for any reason after three weeks prior to the program start will not be eligible for any refunds.