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How much does tuition cost to attend Adelphia?

Absolutely nothing! Instead of paying any money for tuition, room & board, books or fees, each student has a work internship with Lake Retreat Camp during their time at Adelphia. The work internship completely covers the cost of the Adelphia program, allowing each student to attend without paying any money and eliminating the twin burdens of debt and financial hardship. After all, if Jesus didn’t charge any money to become one of his disciples, why should we?


Another blessing of the work internship is that it allows each student, providing that they have worked well, to leave with added resume material and a letter of recommendation from the department head of their emphasis.


The only money we collect from each student is a $100 fully refundable room damage deposit that will be collected during enrollment, but assuming there is no damage, it will be returned at the end of the year. We recommend each student have a little money saved up for toiletries, snacks, clothes or other discretionary spending during their time with us.


Hard Cost of Each Student at Adelphia: $12,000

Work Internship Covers:  $12,000

Student Pays: $0

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