Applying to CITYterm

Applications for both the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters must be submitted byFebruary 15, 2019.  CITYterm will notify students of our admissions decisions by March 15, 2019. If applications are received after the February 15 deadline, we will consider them on a rolling admission basis.

If you are interested in receiving more information please fill out an inquiry form, linked here. Click here to start your application. Please scroll to the bottom of the list and select 11-CITYterm or 12-CITYterm to indicate your grade level for the 2019-20 school year.
We recognize the time and effort involved in completing an application and are eager to read your submission. If you have admissions related questions, please contact Sara Ann Eismont at or call (914) 479-6413. 

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  • Recommendations

    Copies of teacher recommendation one and teacher recommendation two are available. Completed forms can be emailed to Sara Ann Eismont, Admission Associate, or mailed to:

    CITYterm at The Masters School
    attn: Sara Eismont
    49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
  • Interviews

    CITYterm does not conduct personal interviews with applicants.  However, we do welcome prospective families to visit our campus and speak with current students and faculty.  Visits must be scheduled in advance as CITYterm students and faculty are often off campus in New York City.  To schedule a visit, please reach out to Sara Ann Eismont at or 914-479-6413.
  • Cost of Attending

    Tuition, room and board for a CITYterm semester is one-half the annual boarding tuition at The Masters School plus a transportation fee to offset the costs of travel to, from, and within New York City. For the 2019-2020 Academic Year, the cost of a CITYterm semester will be $34,000.  We also require students to have $650 to cover book purchases and incidental expenses. 
  • Applying for Financial Aid

    Families wishing to apply for financial aid should do so by submitting the Parents’ Financial Statement with School and Student Services (SSS) by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).  Please also indicate your desire to apply for financial aid on the Financial Aid Supplement portion of the application.  To be considered for a financial aid award, the Parents’ Financial Statement must be filed by February 15, 2019.  Please reference the Financial Aid Supplement portion of the application for details and instructions about applying for financial aid.
  • Transfer of Credits and Grades

    Students receive full honors-level credit for the work completed within CITYterm’s Urban Core curriculum, as well as up to two additional courses from our broad range of additional classes, including math, language, science, and U.S. History* courses.

    *U.S. History is taught based on enrollment needs, which vary from semester to semester.
  • Calendar of the 2018-2019 Academic Year

    Fall 2018Spring 2019
    August 30th – Opening Day  January 24th – Opening Day
    October 4th- 9th – Long Weekend (no classes) March 8th- 24th – Spring Vacation
    November 18th- 26th – Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend April 27th- 29th Extended 
    December 21st – Closing CeremonyMay 24th – Closing Ceremony

CITYterm at The Masters School

49 Clinton Avenue 
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Tel. (914) 479-6502