This conservation-focused campus houses undergraduates, graduate students and working professionals in a “community of practice” on the grounds of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in the foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains in Front Royal, Virginia.
The residence hall features common areas, a study lounge, and free laundry services.
All rooms are furnished with carpeting, window treatments, extra-long twin beds, desks, chairs, a private bath and ample closet space.
- Local telephone service, utilities, and free Wi-Fi are provided.
- A 19-meal-a-week plan is required, and meals are provided in on-site dining commons.
- Applicants must satisfy a federal background check requirement (administered through the Institute) prior to their move-in date.
All rooms contain one of each of the following per-resident.
|Carpets and window treatments are provided.|
Rates for Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation are for terms that run from August through June. Applications for a single semester are considered, and if approved, costs are pro-rated. For more information, call 540-635-0115.
|Pricing Structure (proposed 2020-2021)|
|Single $6,245 ($12,490 per year)|
|Double $4,995 ($9,990 per year)|
|SMSC Independence Plan $2,495 ($4,990 per year)|
|Pricing Structure (2019-2020)|
|Single $5,688 / semester|
|Double $4,925 / semester|
|Required Independence Meal Plan: $2,375 / semester|