Precollege Tuition & Fees


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.
  • Reservation 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 2015–2016

*Information on this page updated on March 18, 2015.

Application Fee $70
Late Application Fee $50
Reservation Deposit (all students) $500
Late Reservation Fee $50
Late Tuition Payment Fee $100
Graduation Fee $100
Student ID Replacement Fee $40

Tuition Includes

  1. Private lesson 
  2. Music Theory Class (Required) 
  3. Ear Training Class for Classical Majors OR Jazz History/Styles/Analysis or Ear Training Class for Jazz Majors (Required)
  4. One assigned 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 2015–2016 Tuition & Fees

Primary Instrument

15 weeks (one semester)

Tuition with 60-Minute Private Lesson $4,250
Tuition with 40-Minute Private Lesson $3,500

30 weeks (full year)

Tuition with 60-Minute Private Lesson $8,500
Tuition with 40-Minute Private Lesson $7,000

Additional Instrument (Double Major or Secondary Instrument)

15 weeks (one semester)

Additional Instrument — 60 Minutes $1,650
Additional Instrument — 40 Minutes $1,325

30 weeks (full year)

Additional Instrument — 60 Minutes $3,300
Additional Instrument — 40 Minutes $2,650

Additional 5-Lesson Package

Additional 5-Lesson Package — 60 Minutes $650   

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       $950 
40-Minute Lesson Surcharge $650 
Additional 5-Lesson Package Surcharge  $310

Electives  (Price quoted is for one semester)

All electives              $350