1. Pre-College

Pre-College Cost & Financial Aid

Pre-College Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Annual base tuition for comprehensive study for the 2020-21 academic year is $9,990. A non-refundable registration fee of $50 is charged annually for all enrolled students. Families may choose to pay tuition through a payment plan. Electives vary in price and are charged per semester.

Base tuition* $9,990 (2020-21)
Young Persons tuition* $7,200 (2020-21)

Registration fee

$50/annually
Materials fee $35 (2020-21)

Library and student badge deposit

$50 (one-time only)

*Select faculty members require a supplemental tuition fee. Please contact the Pre-College office for more information.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is awarded based on the joint criteria of demonstrated financial need and merit. Financial aid applications for auditioning students are due by May 17. Returning students must reapply for financial aid by April 30.

Financial Aid Application

Electives

Pre-College offers a suite of electives for students enrolled in the comprehensive program. Electives outside of a student’s core curriculum will incur additional tuition and fees. A select number of electives may be available to students not enrolled in the comprehensive program. A non-refundable registration fee of $25 is charged per semester for students registering for electives only. Please contact the Pre-College office for more information.

  • Ableton Live*
  • Alexander Technique*
  • Art of Recording*
  • Brass Ensemble*
  • Chamber Music Fundamentals
  • Collaborative Pianist
  • Composition Fundamentals*
  • Composition Seminar*
  • Contemporary Chamber Improv*
  • Conducting Seminar*
  • Dalcroze Eurhythmics*
  • Historical Keyboards
  • Introduction to Jazz Harmony and Improvisation*
  • Media Composer at the Keyboard*
  • Piano Seminar
  • Sound Design*
  • Violin Seminar
  • Chamber Music
  • Secondary Lessons**

*Available to all students enrolled and not enrolled in the comprehensive program

**Available only to students registered in the comprehensive program with faculty approval. Select faculty members require a supplemental tuition fee. Please contact the Pre-College office for more information.