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Tuition

Program: Monthly Tuition: Annual Materials Fee:
Infants $885 $175
Toddlers $775 $175
Preschool $710 $175
Kindergarten $730 (additional $160 for Aftercare) $200

Tuition payments for children are based on the current fee payment schedule listed above. The scale may change according to the funding needs of the Early Learning Center programs.

Deposits: All families must make a deposit payment of one month’s tuition within twenty-four hours of accepting an offer of enrollment. Upon payment of deposit, families have an additional twenty-four hours to review the Parent Handbook and finalize their decision. At the end of this twenty-four-hour period, the deposit is nonrefundable. The deposit is refundable upon departure from the program providing all fee payments are current and adequate (sixty day) written notice is given. No additional deposit will be required if a second child from one of our families is enrolled. The first deposit will simply be held in our account until the last child exits the program.

Billing and Payment of Tuition: All accounts must be kept current. Parents will be billed each month for the following month’s tuition. If no payment is made by the end of the business day on the tenth of the month, a late fee will be assessed to your account. Checks should be made payable to the University of Tennessee, and your child’s name and purpose of payment should be noted on the memo line.  If your account is not completely paid by the end of each month, your child may not be allowed to return to the center. Any accounts that are past due will be collected according to the university policy, which may result in the garnishment of wages, holding of student records (if applicable), and/or involvement of a collection agency. If a financial hardship arises, please contact the ELC business office or director to make payment arrangements.