Prospective students should be aware that the costs of living in New York City are high and off-campus rents can be exceedingly high. The room and board rates listed below are for the Juilliard residence hall and meal plan (see Residence Hall Fees). To be prudent, students should also calculate out-of-town transportation (where applicable) into their overall budgets.
The estimated budget for a Juilliard student for the nine-month 2016-17 academic year is calculated as follows:
|Residence Hall (room and meals)|
|Subtotal||$56,690 (dbl. rm.)||$60,510 (single rm.)|
|Books, Supplies, Personal Expenses||$ 3,440|
|TOTAL||$60,130 (dbl. rm.)||$63,950 (single rm.)|
Students who live off campus should expect their housing and food costs to be higher than those listed here. They should also calculate local transportation costs of approximately $1,048 into their budgets.
The application fee is nonrefundable. Make check or money order payable to The Juilliard School. All checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank. Juilliard Admissions does not accept payment of the application fee via Western Union.
Fee waivers are available only for eligible high school seniors whose requests are accompanied by 1. an official College Board fee waiver form (available through high school guidance offices) with a school official’s signature; or 2. a letter on school stationery from a college/guidance counselor requesting a fee waiver for the applicant. Fee waivers are not available to applicants for transfer or graduate status. Applicants using the online application must submit fee waiver requests in advance of the appropriate application deadline.
|College Degree/Diploma Application Fee|
|Barnard-Columbia-Juilliard Exchange Application Fee|
|B-C-J and B.M.||110|
|Artist Diploma Application Fee|
|Currently Enrolled College Student Application Fee|
Please note: Students who plan to apply to more than one department must submit a separate application and fee for each.
|Enrollment Deposit (all new students)||250|
|Orientation Fee (all new students)||250|
|Graduation Fee (due in December prior to graduation)||100|
|Matriculation Fee (required of D.M.A. non-residents)||500|
|Residence Hall Reservation Fee||150|
|Double Major Fee||11,440|
|Secondary Applied Study Fee—one hour / one-half hour per week||11,440/5,720|
|Late Payment Charge (charge depends on payment date)||50/250|
|Service Charge for Returned Checks||25|
|Late Pre-Registration/Registration Fee||50/150|
|Health Services Fee||200|
|Health Insurance—waived under certain conditions||2,002|
|Transcript Fee (per copy)||5|
Newly admitted undergraduate students wishing to reserve their places in the next entering class must pay the enrollment deposit by May 2.
Newly admitted graduate students must pay the enrollment deposit by April 15.
If the enrollment deposit is not received by the deadline indicated, a student’s place at Juilliard will not be guaranteed.
The enrollment deposit is not refundable.
A bill for half of the annual tuition and all applicable fees will be available online in early July and must be paid (in U.S. funds) by August 15, 2016. A bill for the second half of the tuition will be mailed around November 1 and must be paid by December 1, 2016. Payments may be made in person, online or by mail to the Office of Student Accounts.
Students who expect financial assistance (including Juilliard, federal, or state grants or loans) but who have not received funds or official guarantees by the above due dates, must make full tuition payments when due.
A deferred payment plan for tuition, fees, and on-campus room and board charges is available. Information on this plan may be obtained by calling the Office of Student Accounts.
Note: Full tuition scholarships are provided for all students admitted to the Historical Performance, Artist Diploma in Opera Studies, and Doctoral programs. The following Artist Diploma programs are tuition free:
String Quartet Studies
Please note, however, that Artist Diploma students will be charged the Student Health Insurance Fee, Health Services Fee, Orientation Fee and the Graduation Fee.
Late Fee Payment Schedule
Please note that if any portion of the tuition is outstanding after the stated due dates, payments will be subject to the following late payment fees and sanctions:
|August 15, 2016||$50|
|September 30, 2016||additional $250|
|December 1, 2016||Not permitted to register for spring semester and subject to immediate dismissal|
|December 1, 2016||$50|
|February 1, 2017||additional $250|
|April 1, 2017||Not permitted to register for fall semester and subject to immediate dismissal|
A student whose tuition payments, scholarship, and loans for the semester exceed the amount due will receive a refund. Refund checks are available during the second week of the fall semester and are generally available the first week of the spring semester. Refunds will not be issued until all funding has been received by Juilliard and credited to the student’s account. Checks are available from the Office of Student Accounts.
If a student wishes to withdraw from the School, written notice must be given to the dean. The official date of withdrawal will be the day the dean is notified or the last day of attendance in any educationally related activity (including participation in performances), whichever is later.
For withdrawals that occur after the semester has begun, financial aid is adjusted, and reimbursement is required. Federal formulas will be applied to calculate the return of government funds. The return of government funds may create a balance due to Juilliard for which the student is then responsible. Students who have borrowed from any student loan program at any time during their academic career should contact the Financial Aid Office to learn more about repayment requirements before withdrawing.
If written notice of withdrawal is received by the dean before the first day of classes of either semester, the student has no responsibility for the semester’s tuition. Students who withdraw during either semester are liable for a portion up to 100 percent of that semester’s tuition, depending on the date of withdrawal, as follows:
|Within the first week:||10%|
|Within the second week:||25%|
|Within the third week:||50%|
|Within the fourth week:||75%|
|After the fourth week:||100%|
Please note that residence hall refunds for students who withdraw from the School will follow the guidelines set forth in the residence hall contract.
Should a student be dismissed, the same policy of financial aid adjustment and tuition responsibility will apply.
If a student wishes to withdraw from the Exchange Program, written notice must be given to the Juilliard School dean. If written notice of withdrawal is received before the first day of classes of either semester, the student has no responsibility for the semester’s tuition. Students who withdraw during the semester are liable for a portion up to 100 percent of that semester’s tuition, depending upon the date of withdrawal, as follows:
|Within the first week:||10%|
|Within the second week:||50%|
|After the second week:||100%|
Should a student be dismissed, the same policy of tuition responsibility will apply.
Residence hall fees cover room and meals for the fall semester from August 26, 2016, through December 22, 2016 (excluding meals during the Thanksgiving break), and from January 8, 2017, up to May 13, 2017, for the spring semester. Students may select a meal plan from among those offered by the School. All meal plans offered are of comparable value.
|Double room (including meals):||
|Single room (including meals):||$19,200|
To guarantee a room for the 2016-2017 academic year, returning students must pre-register for fall classes, and, during the sign-up period in April, pay a $150 residence hall reservation fee and sign a housing contract. All first-time college students and other new students must pay a $250 non-refundable enrollment deposit to the Office of Admissions; at the same time, these students must sign a housing contract and pay a $150 residence hall reservation fee. For all students, the $150 fee is retained by the School as a room damage deposit and is returned at the end of the school year, after the facility has been inspected and assessed for individual and common area damage. The residence hall reservation fee is not refundable if a student has signed a housing contract and later chooses not to live in the residence hall. Half of the annual residence hall fees are due from all students by August 15, 2016. The remainder of the residence hall fees are due December 1, 2016. These fees will appear on the tuition bill and may be paid in person, online or by mail to the Office of Student Accounts.
Current students who cancel their yearly housing contract from the time of signing to May 15 will lose their reservation deposit. Those who cancel the contract from May 16 to June 15 will be charged an additional cancellation fee of $500. Those who cancel the contract from June 16 to July 15 will be charged a $1,000 fee. Those who cancel the contract from July 16 to August 15 will be charged a $1,500 fee. A student who wishes to cancel the contract and leave the hall any time after August 15 will be held responsible for the entire year’s residence hall fees unless the student withdraws from the School, in which case charges will be incurred in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the residence hall contract.