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 2016–2017

*Information on this page updated on April 8, 2016.

Application Fee $75
Late Application Fee $50
Reservation Deposit (all students) $500
Late Reservation Fee $100
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 
  5. Performance opportunities made available through the Precollege Division.

Precollege 2016–2017 Tuition & Fees

Primary Instrument

15 weeks (one semester)

Tuition with 60-Minute Private Lesson $4,375

30 weeks (full year)

Tuition with 60-Minute Private Lesson $8,750

Additional Instrument (Double Major or Secondary Instrument)

15 weeks (one semester)

Additional Instrument — 60 Minutes $1,800
Additional Instrument — 40 Minutes $1,450

30 weeks (full year)

Additional Instrument — 60 Minutes $3,600
Additional Instrument — 40 Minutes $2,900

Additional 5-Lesson Package

Additional 5-Lesson Package — 60 Minutes $700   

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       $1,025 
40-Minute Lesson Surcharge $750 
Additional 5-Lesson Package Surcharge  $350

Electives  (Price quoted is for one semester)

All electives              $375