2023 Course Dates Coming Soon


“This course was the best decision I could have ever made, providing direction, inspiration, and fresh goals.”

Fees paid to Tatoosh include instruction and programming, kayaking and camping equipment, field research equipment, ground and water transport, group dinners, course texts, technology and credits offered in partnership with Portland State University.

Learn more about the Bridger Scholarship Fund and apply for help with your course costs.

In addition, a growing number of schools allow students to take institutional financial aid off-campus. Check with your financial aid office to see what aid you may be able to apply to your Tatoosh program.

Tatoosh Summer Semester


Due   Cost
Application fee waived in 2022 $20.
14 days after your acceptance email arrives Course deposit (non-refundable) $500.
30 days after your acceptance email arrives (or contact us to learn more about payment plans) Program fee (see the TS cancellation policy here) $12,980.
  Total $13,500.

You are responsible for other course-related expenses.  They will include,

(1) travel into Ketchikan and out of Wrangell, Alaska on the days your course begins and ends (estimate ticket prices on alaskaair.com and delta.com),

(2) individual breakfast and lunch while on course,

(3) personal outdoor equipment. You’ll receive an equipment list in your enrollment packet, or you can request one from us ahead of time; and,

(4) health insurance. Students must maintain their own health insurance while on course with the Tatoosh School.

The Tatoosh School does not file 1098-T forms for program costs. The institution awarding your academic credit is responsible for filing a 1098-T.

Questions about costs? Contact us. We’re glad to talk through the details.