Tuition & Fees

2017-18 Academic Year

Deposit: $500  Due upon acceptance and applied toward tuition; nonrefundable
Lab fee: $300 Nonrefundable.
Application fee: $50.  Nonrefundable and nondeductible
Tuition: $21,875*

* Tuition is provided for planning purposes only, and is subject to change before official invoices are mailed in July.

Tuition Payment Options

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) offers limited direct scholarships. CCS scholarships are applicable only to accepted students and deducted directly from your CCS tuition balance. The following options are available for tuition payments and loans:

  • Private Loans
  • Tuition Payment Plan
  • Payment by check, money order or wire transfer
  • Payment by credit card (a non-refundable convenience fee of $275 applies)

Private Loans

CCS partners with the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) to offer private educational loans. Detailed information about their loan programs and how to apply will be sent to admitted students.

Tuition Payment Plan (TPP)

Students can enroll in a monthly Tuition Payment Plan (TPP) by completing the Tuition Invoice Form and the TPP Agreement & Enrollment Form; both are mailed to admitted students in July, prior to fall enrollment. Tuition payments are interest-free, although a monthly service fee is charged. The balance is spread into ten equal payments over the course of the academic year. For more information on the payment plan, please call CCS at (802) 295-3319 or email

Payment by check, money order, credit card, or wire transfer

CCS accepts tuition payments made by check, money order, credit card, or wire transfer. Students select their payment method on the tuition invoice, which is mailed on July 1, prior to fall enrollment. Checks should be made payable to: The Center for Cartoon Studies. A non-refundable convenience fee of $275 will be charged for tuition payments made via credit card.

For wire transfer tuition payments made directly from banks, please contact us for details:

For more information:
(802) 295-3319

NOTE: CCS cannot process federal financial aid.