Onsite and Online

Class Mode

Mon & Sat

Schedule

Ages 8 to 14

Skill Level

42 mins

Duration

Mon 4:18 PM – 5:00 PM Sat 09:36 AM-10:12 AM

Class Time

January 13  Open House & Campus Tour, 10am

January 15  Application Deadline, 5pm

January 25  Virtual Information Session

Click here to RSVP for upcoming admissions events.

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.

2021-2022 Academic Year
TYPEDAYBOARDINGHOMESTAY
Tuition$24,000$35,500$24,750
MealsLunchBreakfast, lunch, dinnerLunch
BoardingIncludedHost family and meal plan $8000-$11,000
TOTAL COST$24,000$35,500$32,750-$36,000
WHAT THE TUITION COVERS
  • Online or onsite instruction Monday through Saturday
  • Onsite day school lunch Monday through Friday
  • Two periods or more of arts and academic enrichment programs after school:
    • Dance track: Dance rehearsals and production of dance related programs.
    • Music track: Music studio and exam jury fee. Music students are responsible for their own instrument purchase/rental, maintenance, and private lessons (should they wish to do so).
    • Fine Arts track: Art studio, basic studio equipment, art museum excursions.
    • Academic track: Science and math classes including robotics, the award-winning Northern Horizon science projects, and competitions; news making and extracurricular enrichment programs.
  • A general arts program is offered by the music, dance and fine arts departments to students who are not enrolled in these tracks. The cost includes student activities and services.
  • Technology, health, utilities, facilities, classroom materials, and administrative fees.
  • As students approach senior year, tuition fees cover a one-time SAT exam, college planning, gown rentals, and graduation.
  • Additional fees may be required for trips, competitions, basic attire and costumes, as decided by each department or track
OTHER PROGRAM-RELATED COSTS
  • 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 Fee: $2000 (International student services)
Financial Aid

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 for it at the time of application for admission.
  • We will notify the applicant of any financial aid awards at the time of the admission decision.

If there are any 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 Forms

Payment form for ad hoc fees and services: Finance Office Online Payment Form

Payment Methods

Tuition and fee payments are accepted in the following forms:

  • Paypal
  • Credit/debit card (via Paypal)
  • ACH withdrawal (check image required)
  • Student spending account
  • Wire Transfer
    Bank Name: CHASE Bank
    Bank Address: 12 LLOYDS LANE., MIDDLETOWN, NY 10940, USA
    ABA Routing No.: 021000021
    Swift Code: CHASUS33
    Account Name: Northern Academy of the Arts
    Account No.: 937202765

Please note that cash payments are not accepted.

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