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This page is an overview of all possible tuition and fees and is not meant for financial planning. If you would like to view more on the general cost of attendance at the Peabody Conservatory, please visit our Financial Aid page.


Full time Student (per academic year)

Degree Program $46,328
Artist Diploma and Graduate Performance Diploma Programs $40,280

Part-Time Study (per academic year)

Major Study (one-hour lesson + jury/recital); unlimited ensembles $20,592
Major Study (half-hour lessons + jury/recital); one ensemble $10,742
Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; one-hour lessons $10,742
Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; half-hour lessons $6,559

Supplementary Study

Second Major Field Lessons (double performance major) $9,000
Hourly per semester credit or audit: Classroom studies, ensembles $1,258
Music Education certification courses $630
Degree-In-Progress, Graduate Consultation** $1,952
Elective Minor Study $717
Remedial Tutorial Study (per clock hour) assigned only in consultation with the Dean’s Office $283

General Fees

* Application for degree program $120
* Application for Extension students $120
* Tuition Deposit (students returning from leave, non-refundable^ $50
* Tuition Deposit (new students, non-refundable)^^ $600
* Matriculation (one-time for new degree/diploma candidates)^^ $700
Health Service Fee (required for all full-time students) $485
Student Technology and Activities Fee (required for all full-time students) $350
Health Insurance (individual thru CHP) $1,880

Special Fees

* Late payment fee (pmts postmarked August 9th for Fall semester and December 13th for Spring semester) $150
* Late registration (late registration/confirmation after August 30th for Fall semester and after January 16th for Spring semester) $150
Late petition to graduate $30
Change of course after first week each semester, per request $20
Special examination $50
Graduate examination retake $50
Recital reschedule fee $50
Transcript (academic) per copy $5
Instrument rental $100-$125
Bass Case rental (contact stage manager) $50-$200
Lost Folder (ensembles) $15
Lost Instrument $500 min.
* Lost key (studio/classroom) non-refundable $25
* Lost ID non-refundable $25
* Lock replacement (studio & classroom) non-refundable $50 min.

Room & Board Fees

Residence Hall Maintenance Fee $50
Peabody Living Center Reservation Fee (applied towards room rate charged) $150
 Room & Board:^^^ Double Occupancy/Board Plan I (Mandatory for First Year Students, Optional for Upper-Class Students) $15,576
 Double Occupancy/Board Plan II (Minimum Requirement for Upper-Class Students) $15,576
 Single Occupancy, add $1,134
 Peabody Inn Occupancy, add $1,448
* Lost key (Residence Hall and mailbox) non-refundable $25
* Lock replacement non-refundable $50 min.

*Non-refundable fees
**Degree-In-Progress fee is required of graduate students not registered for course work and/or lessons or granted official leave of absence.
^Due prior to registration for all students returning from leave of absence.
^^One-time fee required for each degree/certificate/diplomas program.
^^^There is a two year residence hall requirement for full-time undergraduate students. Transfer students have a one year residency requirement.