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.

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 electronically 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 late fees and cancellation of classes.
  • Students wishing to withdraw from the Precollege Division must notify the Precollege Administration by email. The date on which the email is received will determine the withdrawal date and how the student account will be pro-rated.

Precollege General Fees 2017–2018

*Information on this page updated on March 31, 2017.

Application Fee (preferred March 1 deadline)  $75
Application Fee (after March 1) $125
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 2017–2018 Tuition

Full-year tuition (30 weeks)

Tuition with 60-Minute Lesson $9,000
Tuition with 60-Minute Surcharge Lesson

*Precollege faculty with surcharges

Additional Instrument (Double Major or Secondary Instrument)

30 weeks (full year)

Additional Instrument — 60-Minute Lesson $3,800
Additional Instrument — 60-Minute Surcharge Lesson
Additional Instrument — 40-Minute Lesson $3,100
Additional Instrument — 40-Minute Surcharge Lesson

Additional 5-Lesson Package

Additional 5-Lesson Package — 60-Minute Lesson $750  
Additional 5-Lesson Package — 60-Minute Surcharge Lesson


Per Semester     $400 
Full Year $800