Precollege Tuition & Fees

Payment

Precollege tuition and fees are handled exclusively by the Office of Student Accounts.

All information regarding payment plan options, refunds, and proration of fees and scholarship can be found by visiting Office of Student Accounts online.
Office of Student Accounts website

Please note:

  • The Precollege Division is a full year program billed on a semester basis.
  • Newly admitted students will be billed at the time of registration, and payment will be due before lessons and classes commence.
  • For returning students, an invoice will be sent out well in advance of the beginning of each semester.
  • Registration and application fees are nonrefundable.
  • Failure to pay by the designated deadline for any payment plan may result in cancellation of classes.
  • Students wishing to withdraw from the Precollege Division must notify the Precollege Administration by email. The date on which notification is received by the Precollege Office will be considered the date of the student’s withdrawal.

Precollege General Fees 2014–2015

*Information on this page updated on March 18, 2014.

Application Fee $65
Late Application Fee $50
Reservation Deposit (all students) $500
Late Reservation Fee $50
Late Tuition Payment Fee $100
Deferred Payment Fee $50
Late Deferred Payment Fee $50
Graduation Fee $100
Student ID Replacement Fee $40

Tuition Includes

  • Private lesson
  • Music Theory Classes (Required)
  • Ear Training Classes for Classical Majors OR Jazz History/Styles/Analysis or Ear Training Classes for Jazz Majors (Required)
  • One Large or One Small Ensemble (only pianists can participate in a chamber music group as part of their small or large ensemble included in the tuition)
  • Performance opportunities made available through the Precollege Division.

Precollege 2014–2015 Tuition & Fees

Primary Instrument

15 weeks (one semester)

Tuition with 60-Minute Private Lesson $4,100
Tuition with 40-Minute Private Lesson $3,400

30 weeks (full year)

Tuition with 60-Minute Private Lesson $8,200
Tuition with 40-Minute Private Lesson $6,800

Secondary Instrument

15 weeks (one semester)

Secondary Instrument — 60 Minutes $1,550
Secondary Instrument — 40 Minutes $1,250

30 weeks (full year)

Secondary Instrument — 60 Minutes $3,100
Secondary Instrument — 40 Minutes $2,500

Additional Primary Instrument (Double Major)

15 weeks (one semester)

Additional Primary Instrument — 60 Minutes $1,760
Additional Primary Instrument — 40 Minutes $1,315

30 weeks (full year)

Additional Primary Instrument — 60 Minutes $3,520
Additional Primary Instrument — 40 Minutes $2,630

Additional 5-Lesson Package

Additional 5-Lesson Package — 60 Minutes
$625   

Please note: There is an additional surcharge per semester with college teachers.

Download a list of all Precollege faculty with surcharges

Surcharges 

(Price quoted is for one semester)
60-Minute Lesson Surcharge       $900 
40-Minute Lesson Surcharge $600 
Additional 5-Lesson Package Surcharge  $300

Electives

(Price quoted is for one semester)
45-minute elective $230
60-minute elective $335
75-minute elective $400
90-minute elective $500
120-minute elective $650