ADMISSION

Welcome!

We're so glad you found us.

Are you ready to sign up for the academic adventure of a lifetime? We would love to take the time to show your family around our campuses. You can experience not only the classroom and educational experience of SMS but also see the connections that students have with one another and with our world-class faculty. . You will be able to see the environment in which  they will learn to pack for a three-day backpacking trip, the stages they will perform on, the collaborative classroom settings where new ideas will come to life, and the open workspaces where the Global Studies programs will be planned.. Schedule your visit to learn more about what makes the Emerald Campus and the Mountain Campus unique places to foster and inspire learning!

Admission Process

Visit

Schedule your visit to Steamboat Mountain School.

Learn More

Apply

Please complete the list of application forms unique to the lower, middle, and upper schools.

Application

Decide

Our admissions team will let you know if you have been accepted on a rolling basis.

Tuition + Fees

SMS students learn the power of connectedness and the impact of wholeness through our classrooms, camp trips, strings, and global studies. An investment in SMS is an investment in your student's future.

2021-2022 Lower School Student

  • Tuition for grades K-4: $20,600
  • Non-refundable deposit: $2,000
  • Additional fees
  • Optional tuition insurance available

2021-2022 Middle School Student

  • Tuition for grades 7-8: $23,300
  • Tuition for grades 5-6: $20,800
  • Non-refundable deposit: $2,000
  • Additional fees
  • Optional tuition insurance available

2021-2022 Upper School Day Tuition

  • Tuition for Global Studies 9-12: $38,700
  • Tuition for Winter Athlete 9-12: $35,100
  • Non-refundable deposit: $3,000
  • Additional fees include books, Ikon pass, outdoor programs
  • Optional tuition insurance available

2021-2022 Upper School Boarding Tuition

  • Tuition for Global Studies 9-12: $62,900
  • Tuition for Winter Athlete 9-12: $59,300
  • Non-refundable deposit: $5,000
  • Additional fees include books, Ikon pass, outdoor programs
  • Optional tuition insurance available

Affordability

A Steamboat Mountain School education is more accessible than you think.

We realize that considering Steamboat Mountain School for your student’s education requires not only a commitment to our philosophy of learning but also a significant financial investment. This financial commitment should not be a barrier when it comes to providing your student with the best possible education, which is why we offer tuition assistance to families. On average, about 30-35% of our students have received some level of tuition assistance.

Learn more about Tuition Assistance.