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

2021-22 Academic Year Tuitions:


Program Times  Tuition IAS Member and Staff Tuition Calendar
Full-Day Preschool M-F 8:30am - 5:15pm $23,750 $21,000 FT
Extended-Day Preschool M-F 9:00am - 3:30pm $16,900 $14,910 PT
Half-Day Preschool M-F 8:45am - 12:45pm $10,300 $8,840 PT
Toddler Room M-F 8:30am - 5:15pm $23,750 $21,000 FT
Infant Room M-F 8:30am - 5:15pm $23,750 $21,000 FT