Tuition & Fees

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Information about tuition and fees associated with the MSM Precollege Program, and how to pay your invoice.

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.
  • Invoices 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 at 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 2024-2025
Application Fee (preferred March 1 deadline) $75
Late Application Fee (after March 1) $125
Reservation Deposit (all students) $600
Late Reservation Fee $100
Late Tuition Payment Fee $100
Graduation Fee $100
Student ID Replacement Fee $45

Tuition Includes:

  • 60-minute private lesson
  • Music Theory Class (Required)
  • Ear Training Class for Classical Majors OR Jazz History/Styles/Analysis or Ear Training Class for Jazz Majors (Required)
  • One assigned ensemble
  • Performance opportunities made available through the Precollege Division
Precollege 2024-2025 Full Year Tuition (30 Weeks)
Tuition with 60 Minute Lesson $11,250
Tuition with 60 Minute Surcharge Lesson* $14,150

All tuition and fees subject to change.


*Precollege faculty with surcharges

Additional Instrument (Double Major or Secondary Instrument) Full Year
Additional Instrument: 60 Minute Lesson $4,300
Additional Instrument: 60 Minute Surcharge Lesson $7,000
Additional Instrument: 40 Minute Lesson $3,525
Additional 5 Lesson Package
60 Minute Lesson Package $875
60 Minute Surcharge Lesson Package $2,900
Per Semester $475
Full Year $950

Questions about the Precollege tuition?
Contact the Office of Student Accounts at:
917-493-4464 or 917-493-4467 (phone)

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