Are you read for an exciting, challenging academic experience on the Maine Coast?

We seek students who are looking for an exciting and challenging experience, thriving at their own school, and ready to seek new ways of learning for themselves and new ways to contribute to others. Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki is not for everyone. Students who enroll here-–high school juniors and seniors from a diverse array of communities across the country-–are self-directed, motivated, enthusiastic, and joyful.
Come grow with us!

Visit Campus

See What We Mean by Life-Changing Learning in Nature Interested in learning more about Maine Coast Semester? We’d love to show you around our 400-acre peninsula. The best time to …

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Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition Tuition, room, and board for the 2024-2025 academic year is $36,000 per semester. Generally, the cost of attending Maine Coast Semester is roughly one-half of the full-year boarding tuition …

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What is a semester school? What makes Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki unique? Is Maine Coast Semester accredited? How many classes do students take at Maine Coast Semester? What is …

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Contact Admissions

Reach Out Today Admissions Admissions inquiries can be addressed to or by calling (207) 656-5883. Maine Coast Semester 485 Chewonki Neck Road Wiscasset, Maine 04578 Reception Desk: (207) 882-7323 

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Start or Resume Your Application

Currently accepting applications for Fall 2024 or Spring 2025. Start a New Application Resume a Saved Application Questions? Contact Sheryl Stearns, Director of Enrollment Management and Financial AidPhone: (207) 656-5883Email:

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Admissions Events

Upcoming 2023-2024 Admissions Events

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Scholarship for Maine Students

Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarship Overview: The Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to year-round residents of Maine currently in 10th grade to attend Maine Coast …

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Application Checklist

Application Checklist Complete the Online Application (required)     (Start a New Application) (Resume a Saved Application) Submit Two Teacher Recommendations (required)We require one recommendation from your current or most recent English …

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