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Contemporary Women's Leadership Institute


Wellesley Residential Summer Programs have been canceled for Summer 2020. More information can be found here.

Tuition and Fees | June 27 - July 31, 2020

Program Cost

Program Fee for Visiting Undergraduates: $8,950* plus $100 Application Fee (includes tuition, room, board, and activities)
Program Fee for Wellesley College Students: please email summeradmissions@wellesley.edu

*Total Program Cost does not include application fee, travel to/from Wellesley, personal spending money, course books and/or materials (which may vary from course to course). Only Wellesley College students are eligible for financial aid for the Contemporary Women's Leadership Institute.

Payment Deadlines

International Deposit Deadline: April 22, 2020
Domestic Deposit Deadline: May 29, 2020

Full Tuition Payment Deadline: June 1, 2020

Refund Policy

  • Participants who register for a program or workshop that is canceled will receive a 100% refund of tuition and related fees. If the student does not enroll in an alternate program or workshop, the application fee will also be refunded.
  • Participants who drop from the Program by 11:59 PM on June 1, 2020 will receive a refund of tuition and related fees minus the non-refundable $500.00 program deposit and $100/$200 application fee.
  • Participants who drop from the Program by 11:59 PM on June 15, 2020, will receive a 50% refund of tuition and related fees minus the non-refundable $100/$200 application fee.
  • No refund or partial reimbursement will be made if a student arrives late, leaves early, or is dismissed to a violation of the program guidelines.

Billing and Payment

Wellesley College records billing and payment activity on the participant account, which will be available in the participant's MyWellesley Portal.

Billing assessment begins March 9, 2020. Communications will be sent through the participant's @wellesley.edu email address. We recommend that students forward their @wellesley.edu email to their personal email.

Student Acknowledgment of Responsibility

As a part of the application process, all students will be required to acknowledge the deadlines, cost of tuition, relevant fees and refund policy prior to submitting their application.