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2016 Print Rates

Domestic (advertising rate base 350,000)
Black & White Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $40,000 $31,940 $26,560 $16,250 $9,840
3X $39,090 $31,200 $25,950 $15,875 $9,625
6X $37,900 $30,300 $25,145 $15,400 $9,320
12X $36,090 $28,840 $23,915 $14,660 $9,010
18X $34,090 $27,215 $22,690 $13,840 $8,400
24X $32,080 $25,620 $21,245 $13,060 $7,900
30+X $30,100 $24,025 $19,975 $12,220 $7,500
Four-Color Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $59,960 $47,915 $39,885 $24,350 $14,900
3X $58,770 $46,850 $38,970 $23,750 $14,600
6X $56,965 $45,540 $37,800 $23,055 $14,130
12X $54,080 $43,300 $36,040 $21,825 $13,450
18X $51,090 $40,820 $34,070 $20,745 $12,775
24X $48,120 $38,420 $32,025 $19,495 $11,960
30+X $45,130 $36,030 $30,100 $18,305 $11,215
Worldwide
Black & White Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $45,210 $36,030 $30,020 $18,350 $11,140
3X $44,170 $35,200 $29,360 $17,950 $10,900
6X $42,820 $34,150 $28,500 $17,380 $9,900
12X $40,780 $32,430 $27,100 $16,550 $10,050
18X $38,500 $30,700 $25,600 $15,560 $9,500
24X $36,250 $28,880 $24,100 $14,725 $8,950
30+X $34,000 $27,110 $22,575 $13,800 $8,400
Four-Color Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $67,725 $53,975 $44,965 $27,340 $16,790
3X $66,160 $52,735 $43,930 $26,620 $16,630
6X $64,140 $51,115 $42,670 $25,880 $15,920
12X $61,100 $48,690 $40,560 $24,650 $15,160
18X $57,700 $46,000 $38,330 $23,260 $14,310
24X $54,310 $43,285 $36,040 $21,920 $13,450
30+X $50,930 $40,510 $33,810 $20,515 $12,700
International
Black & White Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $13,002 $10,400 $8,640 $5,280 $3,200
3X $12,700 $10,160 $8,440 $5,160 $3,120
6X $12,320 $9,850 $8,180 $5,000 $3,020
12X $11,720 $9,380 $7,800 $4,770 $2,880
18X $11,080 $8,860 $7,360 $4,500 $2,720
24X $10,445 $8,340 $6,930 $4,240 $2,560
30+X $9,780 $7,820 $6,500 $3,975 $2,400
Four-Color Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $19,240 $15,360 $12,800 $7,820 $4,795
3X $18,800 $15,010 $12,490 $7,640 $4,700
6X $18,225 $14,550 $12,125 $7,410 $4,460
12X $17,400 $13,850 $11,475 $7,060 $4,325
18X $16,400 $13,100 $10,900 $6,675 $4,100
24X $15,425 $12,330 $10,300 $6,275 $3,850
30+X $14,475 $11,570 $9,600 $5,870 $3,725
European
Black & White Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $11,020 $8,845 $7,370 $4,475 $2,785
3X $10,770 $8,640 $7,200 $4,370 $2,720
6X $10,440 $8,375 $6,980 $4,240 $2,640
12X $9,940 $7,985 $6,650 $4,030 $2,515
18X $9,420 $7,575 $6,280 $3,810 $2,375
24X $8,840 $7,125 $5,910 $3,590 $2,230
30+X $8,290 $6,660 $5,545 $3,450 $2,100
Four-Color Rates
  Full Page 2/3 Page 1/2 Page 1/3 Page 1/6 Page
1X $16,250 $12,955 $10,810 $6,600 $4,150
3X $15,890 $12,660 $10,570 $6,450 $4,055
6X $15,425 $12,290 $10,240 $6,250 $3,930
12X $14,660 $11,690 $9,750 $5,960 $3,750
18X $13,840 $11,060 $9,215 $5,630 $3,540
24X $13,040 $10,400 $8,670 $5,300 $3,360
30+X $12,225 $9,750 $8,130 $4,975 $3,120

Back Cover: 25% premium 2nd Cover: 25% premium

Bleed Charge: 15% (no charge for gutter bleed). Rates for special advertising units, insert cards and furnished inserts are available. 20% surcharge for matched of fifth color (full pages only).

Back Cover and 2nd Cover available Worldwide, Domestic and International editions only. For terms and conditions, go to www.scientificamerican.com/mediakit.

2016 Closing Dates

  On-Sale Date Closing Date Tablet
Materials Date
Print
Materials Date
January 12.23.2015 11.10.2015 11.18.2015 11.20.2015
February 01.26.2016 12.10.2015 12.16.2015 12.18.2015
March 02.23.2016 01.11.2016 01.15.2016 01.20.2016
April 03.22.2016 02.10.2016 02.17.2016 02.19.2016
May 04.26.2016 03.10.2016 03.17.2016 03.21.2016
June 05.24.2016 04.11.2016 04.18.2016 04.20.2016
July 06.21.2016 05.11.2016 05.18.2016 05.20.2016
August 07.26.2016 06.10.2016 06.16.2016 06.20.2016
September 08.23.2016 07.11.2016 07.18.2016 07.20.2016
October 09.27.2016 08.10.2016 08.17.2016 08.19.2016
November 10.25.2016 09.9.2016 09.16.2016 09.20.2016
December 11.22.2016 10.11.2016 10.18.2016 10.20.2016

 

Specifications

For the full print and tablet specifications, please download the sell sheet.