Financing Your Education

Accepted Students: Paying Tuition

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What you need to do to pay your tuition bill after being accepted to Manhattan School of Music.

Please note that all charges are quoted for one semester only. Invoices for the Fall 2017 semester will be generated and available online at the MSM Student portal by early-mid June. Invoices for the Spring 2018 semester will be available in November.

Payment for all Fall 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 20, 2017. 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.

Tuition & Fees Fall 2017 Semester
Tuition $22,688
General Fees $600
Health Insurance $2,365
Resident Meal Plan: Bronze $1,308
Resident Meal Plan: Silver $1,830
Resident Meal Plan: Gold $2,613
Commuter Meal Plan $136
Over Credit $725 (per credit)
Andersen Residence Hall Room Charges Per Semester
Economic Double $4,488
Double $5,125
Single $6,988
Large Single $7,325

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 21, 2017.

For health insurance waiver applications submitted after 8/19/2017 but before 10/1/2017 will incur a $100 late fee that will be added to your student account bill. Waiver applications submitted after 10/1/2017 will be considered on a case by case basis and will incur a $250 late fee.

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.

Tuition Refunds from Financial Aid and/or Overpayments

Refund disbursement is approximated to commence Thursday, October 5, and continue on a weekly basis. It is the School’s policy to distribute refunds to the student, unless the student’s financial aid includes a Parent PLUS loan. Refunds may be made to the other party by notifying the Student Accounts Office by e-mail. The Student Accounts Office will notify the student that his/her refund is available for pick-up with an e-mail to the students’ MSM account. Parent refunds will be mailed to the address on record. All refunds remaining uncollected after 21 days will be mailed to the students’ Billing address on record at the time the check was prepared.