Opening Day 2020: Sunday, July 5th, 2020
Closing Day 2020: Saturday, August 1st, 2020

2021 COSMOS PROGRAM DATES:  JULY 11th – AUG 7th, 2021


  • Online Application Opens: January 6th, 2020 at 8:00 AM
  • Online Application Closes: February 7th, 2020 at 5:00 PM - continues unsupported until 11:59pm
  • Completed online application, parent/guardian signature(s), application fee ($30), financial aid application (optional) must be submitted electronically by February 7th, 2020


  • Admissions Notifications for the COSMOS Program: March 27th, 2020 at 5:00 PM
    • (Note: Statewide and Helpdesk support will be closed after notifications are sent and will reopen Monday March 30th at 9:00am EDT)
  • Offer Acceptance or Decline (no response is considered decline) to COSMOS due April 10th, 2020 by 5:00 PM 
  • If ACCEPTED, a non-refundable $200 deposit is paid online or check postmarked by April 10, 2020 at 11:59 pm, unsupported after 5:00 pm.  This deposit will go toward the tuition and will be deducted from the tuition balance. Note, the non-refundable deposit is NOT covered by awarded financial aid

(times specific to credit card payments, checks must be postmarked by the date noted)

  • $30 Application fee due by February 7th, 2020 at 11:59 PM (unsupported after 5:00 PM)
  • $200 Nonrefundable deposit due by April 10th, 2020 at 11:59 PM (unsupported after 5:00 PM)
  • $3,928 remaining tuition due by May 8th, 2020 at 11:59 PM (unsupported after 5:00 PM)
  • All payments made by check must be postmarked by the deadline date.

Credit card payments available. Please note that a 2.5% service fee will be added to all online payments.

For information on refund requests, see our Refund Policy.

See our Application and Payment Basics page for information on making payments.

*all refunds exclude the $200 non-refundable deposit*

  • Cancellation request received on or before May 18th, 2020 by 5:00 PM: 100% of remaining tuition paid
  • Cancellation request received on or before May 22nd, 2020 by 5:00 PM: 50% of remaining tuition paid
  • Cancellation request received after 5:00 PM on May 22nd, 2020: NO REFUND
  • Dismissal or voluntary departure from COSMOS program at any time: NO REFUND
  • Any departure from policy contact Statewide

*all financial aid offers exclude the $200 non-refundable deposit*