Cost: Summer Programs

GUPPY, IS4GT, MST, and MSTL

Application Fee

All programs (GUPPY, IS4GT, MST, and MSTL) require a $50 non-refundable application fee

Tuition

GUPPY 3-4: $350. If you participate in an AM and PM session in one week, the cost will be $550 for the week.

GUPPY 5-6: $350. If you participate in an AM and PM session in one week, the cost will be $550 for the week.

For all GUPPY programs: Please see the other costs section for hotel information for out-of-town families. 

IS4GT or MST: $1,500 residential, $750 commuter (includes lunches). Extended day is available for commuter students for an additional cost.

MSTL: $1,950 residential, $995 commuter (includes lunches). Extended day is available for commuter students for an additional cost. 

Tuition Payment Information

GUPPY: Once accepted into the program, each student must pay the full tuition 7 days after acceptance. After 10 days, student will be dropped from the roster. Contact the GATE office if a payment plan is needed.

IS4GT, MST and MSTL: Once accepted into the program, each student must pay half tuition 7 days after acceptance. The remaining balance will be due 7 days later. Contact the GATE office if a payment plan is needed. However, please realize that tuition must be paid in full within 2 weeks of acceptance.

Financial Aid

See the Financial Aid page for more details. 

How to Pay

See Payment Options page for more details.

Other Costs

IS4GT, MST, and MSTL: Parents are responsible for getting their students to and from camp. Students should bring a small amount of personal spending money for souvenirs, vending machine snacks, etc. Extended day is available to commuter students for an additional cost.

GUPPY: For out of town families, GATE has arranged a local hotel, and reservation information will be distributed after the student is accepted into the program.

GUPPY On Campus Dining: Family members may eat in MSU dining halls; see eatatstate.msu.edu for details.

Cancellation Policy

All programs, or classes within a program, may be subject to a minimum enrollment and may be canceled at the discretion of the GATE office.

Refunds and Withdrawals

  • The application fee of $50 is nonrefundable.
  • No tuition is refundable. 
  • If classes or programs are canceled by the GATE office, application fee and tuition would then be refunded.