Tuition & Financial Aid

Transitions encourages families and applicants to seek funding sources such as financial aid for college students and public funding, if applicable, such as SSI, SSDI, Vocational Rehabilitation, school district funding and the NYS Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition for the Summer Immersion Experience and College and Career Apprenticeships includes room and board, transportation, participation in classes and activities, staff supports, most recreational/social activities, and therapeutic supports for social, sensory and medical needs.

 Mini Camps

  • $150 per person
  • $95 for One Day program
  • Overnight room rates are $75/night (single) and $50/night (double) 

Summer Immersion Experience

  • Two weeks: $3,800 residential/$1,750 day
  • Three weeks: $4,900 residential/$2,600 day


Each Apprentice will be assessed upon admission and annually to decide which supports, if any, they need. A fee may be charged if it is determined that additional medical and/or emotional supports, such as overnight staff supports, are needed.

  • $9,000 annually (non-residential option for Apprentices who choose to live with family, on their own or in the college dormitory)
  • $27,000 annually (for full-time college attending Apprentices; includes residential and full programming support scheduled only during college semesters)
  • $48,000 annually (ten-month year)
  • $58,000 annually (full calendar year)


Tuition does not include medical or specialized counseling services, medications or other personal expenses.

College tuition is paid separately to the college.

Special activities are optional and may have an extra charge.

Participation in the Transitions program may qualify as a medical tax deduction. Consult with your tax advisor.