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Gap Year Program Costs

Gap Year Program Costs

Tuition, room & board

Atlantic Odyssey $18,500
Ocean Exploration $32,900

Additional Expenses

Travel Costs: Students are responsible for all travel expenses (Home-Woods Hole, Ship-Home). Costs vary by student.

Personal Costs (including local transportation): $250 estimate.

Payment Information

A $750 deposit, payable to "Sea Education Association", is due within two weeks of acceptance to the program. This fee reserves your space in the class and is credited towards the cost of tuition.

Balance of Invoice is due according to the following schedule:

  • 90 days prior to start date – 50% of total program cost due (after deposit is paid)
  • 60 days prior to start date – final balance due

Refund Policy

Students must notify SEA in writing of their intent to withdraw from the program. The following refund policies apply:

  • 61 days or more before program start date = 100% refund, less $750 deposit
  • 60 – 31 days before program start date = 50% refund, less $750 deposit
  • 30 days or less before program start date, or after program start date = no refund

All application fees are non-refundable.