Information about the housing and meal plan costs for students living in residence at Manhattan School of Music.
Each student applying to live in Andersen Hall must submit a non-refundable $300 housing pre-payment. This pre-payment is applied to the cost of housing. A pre-payment is only required in the application process, not on a semester basis.
All pre-payments are made online through the student portal.
The rooms in Andersen Hall vary in size. An economic double is a room that is occupied by two people but is smaller than the standard double. A premium single is a room that is occupied by one person and is a bit larger than a standard single. Please keep in mind that there are limited numbers of singles and economic doubles available.
The rates for residing in Andersen Residence Hall for the 2018–2019 academic year are as follows:
Please note: The below listed rates do not include winter break housing.
All students are required to participate in a declining balance meal plan. There are three options to choose from: Gold, Silver and Bronze. The Silver plan is a mid-range plan for students who want to find a good balance between eating in the cafeteria as well as enjoying local eateries off campus. The Gold plan is for students who plan to eat mostly in the MSM cafeteria, and the Bronze plan is built for students who like the convenience of eating on-campus but plan to eat most of their meals off-campus.
Students select their meal plan when completing their housing application.
The meal plan rates for the 2018–2019 academic year are as follows:
Andersen Hall is closed during the winter break. Winter break housing is offered exclusively to students living on campus for the entire year (both fall and spring semesters.)
The winter break housing rates for the 2018–2019 academic year are as follows:
Students wishing to stay for a portion of the break may only select one start date and one end date. Once payment is made for winter break housing, it is NOT refundable. Please do not sign up for winter break housing until you are sure of your plans.
Only students approved by the Office of Residence Life will be allowed to enter the hall during winter break. Guests are not allowed in Andersen Hall during winter break.
Withdrawals and Leaves of Absence from Manhattan School of Music
Students who withdraw or take a leave of absence for academic reasons may be entitled to the same refund percentage received for tuition.
Academic & Disciplinary Dismissals
No portion of room fees will be refunded if a student is suspended, expelled, or dismissed from Manhattan School of Music for academic or disciplinary reasons.
Room Refund Policy
Students on the balcony of the Andersen Residence Hall.
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