Financing

Fees & Financing

Summit Achievement Fees

Summit Achievement’s program tuition is $620 per day, with the average length of stay ranging between 42-56 days. Tuition for the first four weeks is due at the time of enrollment. After the initial four weeks invoices are sent on a biweekly basis for the duration of a student’s stay. There is a $3,000 enrollment fee required for each student.

Summit Achievement asks that all payments be made as direct debits from your account as ACH payments.  If another arrangement needs to be made please discuss it with our Admissions Director.  

Limited financial assistance is available to qualifying families. Additional information on financial assistance or educational loan financing is available from the Admissions Department. Please feel free to contact us.

As a private pay program, Summit Achievement does not take insurance reimbursement directly but we will work with you to achieve insurance reimbursement. We encourage parents to contact one of the companies below to help with insurance reimbursement. After enrollment, we can do an authorization call to insurance companies.  We provide a tuition breakdown to aid that process. by doing authorization calls and follow up to the best of our ability.  The focus of our clinical team will always be first and foremost on treatment and thus we strongly recommend that if you are interested in insurance reimbursement you work with one of the following companies:  Below are three companies with whom we have a Business Associates Agreement and they have all worked to help Summit families in the past.

Denials Management, Inc.,

Axis

SJ Health Insurance Advocacy 

Summit Traverse Fees

Summit Traverse is open to students who have completed Summit Achievement or some other wilderness therapy treatment program. Summit Traverse program tuition is $500 per day, with an average length of two to four months. Tuition for the first four weeks of $15,000 is due at the time of enrollment. After the initial four weeks, invoices are sent on a monthly basis for the duration of a student’s stay. There is a $2,000 enrollment fee required for each student who comes directly to Traverse from another wilderness therapy program.

Financing

We also work with an independent loan organization called Prosper HealthCare Lending. To learn more about the loan process and eligibility requirements, visit their website!

Financial Assistance may be available for those who qualify. Summit partners with Sky’s the Limit Fund, a non-profit organization that selectively awards partial grants to wilderness therapy students with proven financial need. Additional information on financial assistance or educational loan financing is available from the Admissions Department.