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

2023-24 Academic Year Tuitions:

ProgramTimes TuitionIAS Member and Staff TuitionCalendar
Full-Day PreschoolM-F 8:30am – 5:15pm$25,300$22,350FT
Extended-Day PreschoolM-F 9:00am – 3:30pm$18,500$16,400PT
Half-Day PreschoolM-F 8:45am – 12:45pm$12,200$10,800PT
Toddler RoomM-F 8:30am – 5:15pm$25,850$22,850FT
Infant RoomM-F 8:30am – 5:15pm$26,250$23,250FT