Some fees are included in the tuition figure. These fees cover: snacks, classroom materials, activities, gym, high school publications, college placement materials, yearly camps and retreats, and graduation, as appropriate by grade level. The University of Chicago Office of the Bursar manages Lab’s tuition payments.

Items not included in Lab’s stated tuition and fees: textbooks, the purchase of gym clothes in Grades 5–12, musical instrument rental and accessories, and photography supplies. Additional fees may also be required for departmental activities, field trips, and Advanced Placement examinations. The total of these additional fees varies depending on your student’s grade level and participation in available school programs.

Optional fees include, but are not limited to, the following: Extended Day programs, World Language foreign exchange programs, some athletic equipment for intramural and extramural sports, cafeteria meal plans, and extracurricular club conferences and field trips (such as travel to Model United Nations or Debate competitions).

Families are billed for incidental fees and charges separately from tuition via the FACTS system.


2021-22 Tuition

Nursery 3, half day

Nursery, full day–Grade 5

Grades 6–8

Grades 9–12