Tuition and Fees


The tuition at Northwoods is $7,500 per month. On the first day of the student’s enrollment, parents/financial sponsors are required to pay a prorated amount for remaining days in the month. Each month is then billed on the 1st thereafter.

Individual student expenses incurred are requested and invoiced.

Personal expenses may include, but are not limited to, new or replacement clothing, food needed for special dietary requirements, co-pays, medication refills, fees for high school and/or college classes and supplies..

Parents/financial sponsors are responsible for specialty mental health and medical fees when needed, including medication management. Individual counseling is included in the monthly tuition.

Northwoods does not bill insurance companies directly, but we can provide cost breakdowns for financial sponsors to submit to your insurance carrier. More details provided upon request.


Transitional programming is broken into 4 steps and tuition is reflective of the level of support required for successful progress through each step. The tuition is listed below.

Step 1: $7,500 per month – Acquisition of employment and/or attendance in school

Step 2: $7,500 per month – Re-acquainting with phone and social media

Step 3: $5,000 per month – Independent living and budgeting

Step 4: $2500 per month – Maintenance

Please see our transitional program page for more detail.

Family Counseling

Family counseling is offered no sooner than 75 days of residential programming (No exceptions without administrative and clinical approval)

Our family sessions are offered on the 3rd Thursday and Friday of each month and consist of 3 family sessions.  We ensure that there is time for families to spend time together after the first session has occurred.

Fees for this service are $1250 for up to 2 individuals, all additional participants will incur a fee of $250 per session.

Please see our Family Counseling page for further details.

Africa Experience

The cost for this 16-day program is a minimum of $7,500 above tuition, due to varying cost of flights this amount may change; this includes airfare, travel insurance, a guided tour and the necessities of the trip with the exception of required immunizations and passport costs. For an itemized list of everything this entails, please click here.


For more information, please call 207-416-2115 or fill out our Get Help Today form.

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