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The Walden Project seeks students who are curious, care about our world, and want to engage in learning through individual exploration and group collaboration. Apply today to become a part of the Walden community during your year of discovery!

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To apply for admission to The Walden Project, please fill out the application via the link below. Once your application is submitted, you will be notified by program staff to set up an interview.

Please email Andy Webster at awebster@rmsc.org with inquiries.

Important dates: 

April 15: Early Bird Deadline
Applicants who have submitted completed enrollment documents by April 15, 2024 will receive an Early Bird Discount of $200.

August 1: Application Deadline
Final day to apply to Walden for the 2024-2025 school year.

TUITION INFORMATION & FINANCIAL AID

Tuition for one year of The Walden Project – NY is $7,800. Tuition payments are split into monthly payments of approximately $780 (monthly payment amounts may vary based on discounts and/or financial aid).

Discounts
Early Bird Discount (April 15, 2023): $200 off
RMSC Members/Pines Pass Members: $50 off 

Financial Aid
Need-based scholarships are available to reduce the cost of tuition. Scholarship funds are awarded on a rolling basis. Students may apply for scholarship during their initial application and receive their award upon acceptance.

After I’m Accepted…

Accepted students will receive a notification email with their scholarship award and enrollment documents. Students must sign their tuition agreement and submit their enrollment form within 3 weeks to complete enrollment. A non-refundable $250 deposit will be due upon enrollment.

If students do not complete their forms and enroll within 3 weeks, they will forfeit their scholarship award and need to renew their application if they choose to do the program.

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TRY WALDEN

Walden holds events throughout the year to answer questions and allow prospective students to experience the program. Join us for an Information Session or Open House this spring, or register for a week-long session of the Walden Summer Experience this summer. 

Still have questions? Connect with our Lead Teacher, Andy Webster, at awebster@rmsc.org.