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Tuition and Fees

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Tuition is billed on a semester basis. Students unable to complete payment of a full semester's tuition may choose a monthly payment plan.

Payment Plan Options
A deferred payment plan for tuition charges is available. This plan gives you the option to pay for all or a portion of your tuition and fees in monthly installments. Further information will be provided with the tuition bill.

Withdrawals and Refunds
If a student withdraws after payment of the tuition and fees, the School will retain 10 percent of the semester tuition fee for each week, up to and including the sixth week. There will be no refunds for withdrawals after the sixth week. The date of withdrawal will be the date on which the Pre-College Administration is notified in writing.

Tuition and Fees (2014-2015 academic year)

Required Fees

Application fee (not refundable - payable with application) $60
Fee for late application and late tuition payment $25
Tuition (includes all core subjects and private lessons) $10,500
Additional fee for voice majors* $490
Graduation fee (billed in semester prior to graduation) $75

*The voice program curriculum includes required classes necessary for the successful development of young singers, such as diction, movement, acting, vocal coachings and master classes with guest artists. These courses are exclusive to singers and are in addition to the core Pre-College courses that all students receive. The $490 surcharge helps to offset the additional costs of the program.


Optional Fees

Elective Classes (per year) $750
Secondary Instruction:  
One half-hour weekly private secondary lesson (per semester) $950
One one-hour weekly private secondary lesson (per semester) $1,900