The regular tuition applies to children of IAS Faculty, Visiting Professors and Visitors, and Princeton area families without IAS affiliation.

The discounted tuition, as specified below, applies only to children of IAS Members and IAS Staff.

Tuition is payable by the year or in ten monthly installments. Although monthly installments may be used, such an arrangement does not constitute a month-to-month contract. Students are enrolled in Crossroads for the full academic year.

IAS Member Preschool Subsidy:

In addition to a discounted tuition rate, eligible IAS Members receive a PreSchool Subsidy from the Institute to help defray the costs of childcare. For more information, go to

IAS Staff Nursery School Scholarship Assistance:

For IAS Staff, there is also a need-based Nursery School Scholarship Assistance Program. Please contact IAS Human Resources for further information or visit

2020-21 Academic Year Tuitions: Please note, our program offerings will be updated shortly to reflect the challenges of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prices listed below will be updated as soon as possible.

Infant and Toddler Programs (Full-time only)

Program Times Tuition IAS Member and Staff Tuition
Infant M-F 8:00am - 5:30pm $23,180 $20,490
Toddler M-F 8:00am - 5:30pm $23,180 $20,490

Preschool Programs

Program Times  Tuition IAS Member and Staff Tuition Calendar
Regular half day M-F 9:00am - 1:00pm $9,830 $8,500 PS
3:30 supplement M-F 1:00pm - 3:30pm $4,970 $4,370 PS
5:30 supplement M-F 1:00pm - 5:30pm $8,670 $7,640 PS
Morning supplement M-F 8:00am - 9:00am $1,770 $1,720 PS
Vacation supplement* 8:00am - 5:30pm $2,910 $2,630 ITV-PS

*The Vacation supplement covers the 22 days of the Infant, Toddler, Vacation Supplement calendar (ITV) not included in the Preschool calendar (PS)