When considering children for admission, the Child Study Center utilizes a three-step application process:

  1. Complete a Written Application,

  2. Attend a Parent Tour, and

  3. Submit a $50, non-refundable Application Fee.

*Please note that parents of TWINS must submit a separate application and application fee for each child.*


Families may choose to complete an Online Application, or to print and complete a PDF Application Form and return it via Email or USMail.

Parent Tour

An application for your child(ren) must be submitted prior to attending a parent tour. To schedule your tour, please sign up for an available slot via the Google Calendar of CSC Program Administrator, Annie Cohen. Up to 10 adults may attend per date. Please add only ONE parent name per calendar appointment slot. If TWO parents will attend, please select a calendar slot for EACH person.

Regular Admissions Period: October 1 - December 1

  • In-Person Tours for Academic Year 2024-2025, were held on these dates:
    • Friday, October 20, 2024 at 9:00AM

    • Wednesday, October 25, 2024 at 9:00AM

    • Friday, November 10, 2024 at 9:00AM

    • Monday, November 20, 2024 at 9:00AM

    • Friday, December 1, 2024 at 9:00AM

    • Wednesday, December 6, 2024 at 9:00AM

  • Zoom (remote) Tours for Academic Year 2024-2025, were scheduled using this form.

Rolling Admissions Period: December 3 - August 15

  • Parent Tours: Arranged with Program Administrator after submission of application

Application Fee

A $50, non-refundable application fee is required to be considered for admission. This fee may be submitted electronically (credit card or ACH accepted), in person at your parent tour, or by mail. If submitting via USMail, please send a check payable to Wellesley College, to the Child Study Center at 106 Central St, Wellesley, MA, 02481.

Please note that your child's application will not be considered complete until a written application has been submitted, at least one parent/guardian has completed a tour of the Center, and the application fee has been received.

Child Study Center

Wellesley College Child Study Center
Page Building
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Annie Cohen
Program Administrator