Tuition, Fees and Discounts

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Investing in Your Son’s Future

The cost of a Fishburne education is, in reality, an investment in a young Cadet’s future. It is not entirely an additional expense because parents with students at home must still feed and clotheFishburne Military School earns perfect score from VAIS them, provide for their educational and recreational expenses, pay for their personal needs and, in many cases, provide them with the use of a car. Most of these expenses are either absorbed or greatly reduced by an education at Fishburne Military School.

The reasonable expenses of a Fishburne education do not completely cover what the school pays out to give each student a top quality education. Fortunately, the school’s income is supplemented by generous gifts from alumni, patrons and friends who give to our endowment fund.

Payment Plans

*New students pay an additional $2,000 for uniforms. The uniform fee is due prior to matriculation and is included in the dollar amounts listed below. returning students will pay only for replacement items.

*some advanced academic courses will require additional tools and texts. Parents will be notified in advance if their son is enrolled in such a class.

Fishburne Military School accepts multiple forms of cash payments for tuition and associated fees. This includes personal checks, cashier’s checks, money order or wire transfer. For the convenience of our parents, Fishburne also accepts most major credit cards. A 2% convenience fee will be added to all tuition payments made by credit card. Fishburne does not accept stocks, bonds, real estate transfers, barter, trade or any other form of non-cash payment or payment-in-kind for tuition and fees. Parents who have questions about paying tuition and fees should contact the finanace office at (540) 946-7700 ext 102.

Single Payment Plan and discount

Under this plan, the patron pays the entire annual fee prior to matriculation, in return for which a discount of $1,000 is received ($500 for day students and not applicable for international students). These discounts may be prorated based upon other scholarships or discounts.

Single payment schedule:

Boarding Students
Annual Fee………………………………………..*$32,900
Student Service Account ………………………..$1,500
Uniforms ……………………………….$2,000 (1st year)
Single pay discount ……………………………….$1,000
Due prior to matriculation ……………………*35,400

5-Day Boarding Students
Annual Fee………………………………………..*$28,900
Student Service Account ………………………..$1,500
Uniforms ……………………………….$2,000 (1st year)
Single pay discount ……………………………..($1,000)
Due prior to matriculation …………………….*31,400

Day Students
Annual Fee…………………………………………*$14,800
Student Service Account …………………………..$500
Uniforms ……………………………$2,000.00 (1st year)
Single pay discount …………………………………($500)
Due prior to matriculation ……………………*$16,800

*Parents are required to provide adequate proof of health/hospitalization insurance or purchase insurance from the school.

Semester Payment Plan

Under the two-payment plan, the first payment is due prior to registration and the second is paid on or before 11 January.

Semester payment schedule:

Boarding Students
Annual Fee……………………………..*$32,900
Student Service Account ……………..$1.500
Uniforms …………………….$2,000 (1st year)
Semester pay discount ………………..($500)
Due prior to registration …………..*$17,950
Due by 11 January 2018 ……………..$17,950

5-Day Boarding Students
Annual Fee……………………………..*$28,900
Student Service Account ………………$1,500
Uniforms ……………………..$2,000 (1st year)
Semester pay discount …………………($500)
Due prior to registration …………..*$15,950
Due by 11 January 2018 ……………..$15,950

Day Students
Annual Fee………………………………*$14,800
Student Service Account ………………..$500
Uniforms ……………………..$2,000 (1st year)
Semester pay discount………………….($250)
Due prior to matriculation ………….*$8525
Due by 11 January 2018 ……………….$8525

*Parents are required to provide adequate proof of health/hospitalization insurance or purchase insurance from the school.

Monthly Payment Plan

Under the monthly payment plan, the annual fee is paid with an initial payment and eight monthly installments. There is no finance charge for this payment plan; however, a $600 annual fee, which is due in advance, is added to offset administrative costs. In the event that the account becomes 30 days past due, the student will be subject to suspension from the school until such time as the account is current.

Monthly payment schedule:

Boarding Students
Annual Fee…………………………………….. *$32,900
Administrative fee……………………………..$600.00
Student Service Account ………………….$1,500.00
Uniforms ………………………………$2,000 (1st year)
Due prior to registration…………………….. *$3,700
Nine payments of $3,700 Sept. to May = $33,300

5-Day Boarding Students
Annual Fee……………………………………….*$28,900
Administrative fee ……………………………..$600.00
Student Service Account …………………..$1,500.00
Uniforms ……………………………….$2,000 (1st year)
Due prior to registration ……………………..*$3,300
Nine payments of $3,300 Sept. to May = $29,700

Day Students
Annual Fee………………………………………*$14,800
Administrative Fee ………………………………..$600
Student Service Account ………………………..$500
Uniforms …………………………………………..$2,000
Due prior to registration ………………………$1,790
Nine payments of $1,790 Sept. to May = $16,110

*Parents are required to provide adequate proof of health/hospitalization insurance or purchase insurance from the school.

International Students

Students whose parents reside outside the United States or its territories must use the single Payment Plan. International students must pay a $2,000 I-20 Deposit.There is no single payment discount for foreign cadets. Deposit is due prior to school issuing I-20.

International students payment schedule:

Annual Fee……………………..*$36,900
less I-20 Deposit……………….. $2,000
Student Service Account………$2,000
Uniforms $2,000 (1st year)….$2,000
Due prior to matriculation *$40,900

*Parents are required to provide adequate proof of health/hospitalization insurance or purchase insurance from the school.

 

Tuition Reductions and Assistance


Reductions on tuition

Eligible cadets can receive one of the following tuition reductions:

  • $5000 for sons, brothers, or grandsons of a confirmed Fishburne Military School alumnus or other military school that is or has been a member of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS)
  • $2500 per year for sons of active duty military service personnel, including all of the armed services, the National Guard, and all Armed Forces Reserve Units; sons of veterans who have retired from any of the Armed Forces, National Guard, or Armed Forces Reserve Units after twenty years (or more) of active military service
  • $2500 per year per son enrolled for families with two or more sons in attendance during the same year
  • $1000 for the first year of attendance for students with a minimum of one year participation in a JROTC program, prior to enrollment at Fishburne

*These discounts are/may be prorated based upon other discounts or scholarships and the period of enrollment. Day students are offered reductions amounting to one-half of the amounts afforded to boarding students.

Benefits for sons of Veterans

Fishburne Military School has been approved by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, State Approving Agency to provide education and training to eligible students under Chapter 35 of Title 38, U.S. Code (Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program pamphlet). Please contact the Business Office for details at (540) 946-7700 ext 102.

Band scholarships

Several scholarships of amounts up to $2,000.00 (based upon level of talent) are offered to students who are able to contribute musically to the Fishburne Military School marching band. For new students, an interview on the FMS campus is required. The student should bring his instrument and be prepared to play for the FMs bandmaster or his designated agent. The decision of the Bandmaster will be final. The recipient of a Band Scholarship must participate in band for the entire year. The scholarship is applied to the last payment due the school, based on the payment plan selected.