Tuition and Payment

The following highlights student charges, payment options, and due dates. Please note that all charges are quoted for one semester only. Invoices for the Fall 2014 semester will be mailed by early-mid June.

Payment for all charges not expected to be covered by approved financial aid AND accompanying signed documents are due in the Student Accounts Office no later than July 24, 2014. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for further information and dates. The School accepts payment in multiple forms, as described in full on the Student Accounts Web page. Payments received after the due date will incur late fees as described below.

Fall 2014 Billing Worksheet (AVAILABLE IN JUNE)

Welcome to the new Manhattan School of Music Billing Worksheet. We urge you to take advantage of this new worksheet on our website which the school has updated to give you the most complete and accurate view of your billing cost, payments and financial aid information per semester.

To login you will enter your user ID (the MSM email address before the @ symbol) and your password (the same as your MSM email password). If you have not received that information please notify the IT Department at After a successful login, print out your Billing Worksheet and return it to the Student Accounts Office located at Room 114.

Tuition and Fees Fall 2014

Tuition $18,625  
General Fees $500 (Once per Academic Year)
Health Insurance $2,432 (Once per Academic Year)
Resident Meal Plan-Bronze $1,250  
Resident Meal Plan-Silver $1,750   
Resident Meal Plan-Gold $2,500  
Meal Plan-Commuter $130  
Over Credit  $725 (Per Credit) 

Andersen Residence Hall Room Charges Per Semester

Economic Double $4,213
Double $4,750
Economic Single $5,750
Single $6,338

Please contact or visit the Office of Residence Life for specific details and room selection.

Late Fee

A late fee of $250 will be assessed to student accounts when payments are received on or after July 25, 2014.

Furthermore, should accounts become excessively overdue, it is the policy of Manhattan School of Music to place the account on hold and suspend private lessons and other school privileges.

Payment Plans

Pay in Full

Pay the full amount of your billed charges (net of expected approved financial aid) by:

  • July 24, 2014  Fall 2014 Semester
  • December 4, 2014   Spring 2015 Semester

Sallie Mae Tuition Pay Plan 

Manhattan School of Music works with Sallie Mae to offer the Tuition Pay Plan, which breaks the cost of tuition for the entire academic year into either 10 or 9 monthly installments. Sallie Mae charges an annual enrollment fee of $55. Payments are payable to them on the first of each month from June 1 through March 1 (10 months) or July 1 through March 1(9 months).

The deadline to enroll in Tuition Pay is July 24, 2014. Should you enroll after the June 1 or July 1 payment due date, you have the choice to make payments in arrears or spread them out evenly over the term of the plan. You can enroll via their website at Sallie Mae.

Sallie Mae Deferred Plan

The Sallie Mae Deferred Plan divides the cost of tuition and other charges (net of approved financial aid) into two payments for each academic semester. Please see below for payment due dates. The Deferred Plan is administered by Sallie Mae on a semester basis.

Fall 2014

  • July 24, 2014  Pay one-half of the billed charge (net of expected approved financial aid) plus a $35 enrollment fee
  • October 2, 2014 Balance due

Spring 2015

  • December 4, 2014  Pay one-half of the billed charge (net of expected approved financial aid) plus a (separate from Fall) $35 enrollment fee
  • February 5, 2015  Balance due

Business Office

Visit the Administration, Business, & HR page

917 493 4464
917 493 4467
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