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 cost of attendance page.

Tuition for 2022-23 Academic Year

Full time Student (per academic year)
See Tuition & Fees for the Low Residency Master’s Programs

Degree Program $59,128
Artist Diploma and Graduate Performance Diploma Programs $51,410

Part-Time Study (per academic year)

Major Study (one-hour lesson + jury/recital); unlimited ensembles $26,281
Major Study (half-hour lessons + jury/recital); one ensemble $13,709
Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; one-hour lessons $13,709
Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; half-hour lessons $8,371

Supplementary Study

Second Major Field Lessons (double performance major) $11,489
Hourly per semester credit or audit: Classroom studies, ensembles $1,686
Music Education certification courses $803
Degree-In-Progress, Graduate Consultation** $2,491
Elective Minor Study-(Peabody Students & Non-Homewood divisions) 2-credit 1 Hour lesson $1,832
1-credit 1/2 Hour lesson $916
Remedial Tutorial Study (per clock hour) assigned only in consultation with the Dean’s Office $361

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)^^ $700
* Matriculation (one-time for new degree/diploma candidates)^^ $700
Health Service Fee (required for all full-time students) $525
Student Technology and Activities Fee (required for all full-time students) $350
Health Insurance (individual thru Wellfleet) $2,482

Special Fees

Late petition to graduate $30
Change of course after first week each semester, per request $20
Special examination $50
Graduate examination retake $50
Recital late registration fee $50
Recital change/cancellation fee $100
Transcript (academic) per copy $5
Instrument rental (contact Ensemble Office) $100-$250
Bass Case rental (contact stage manager) $50-$200
Lost Folder (ensembles) $15
Lost Instrument $1,000 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
Housing & Food:^^^ Double Occupancy/Unlimited Swipes Meal Plan (Mandatory for First Year Students) $18,392
Double Occupancy/19 or 14 Meal Plan $17,826
* Lost key (Residence Hall and mailbox) non-refundable $25
* Lock replacement non-refundable $50 min.

Low Residency Master’s Tuition & Fees

The costs listed below apply to the entire 13-month low-residency master’s degree program, including both summer sessions and fall and spring semester enrollments.

Tuition $59,128
Housing & Food $4,850
Matriculation Fee $700
Student Technology & Activities Fee $350
Health Services Fee $360
Estimated Health Insurance Cost*** $200

*Non-refundable fees
**Degree-In-Process fee is charged every semester to doctoral students who have completed their residency.
***Required during Summer residencies
^Due prior to registration for all students returning from leave of absence.
^^One-time fee required for each degree/certificate/diploma program.
^^^There is a two year residence hall requirement for full-time undergraduate students. Transfer students have a one year residency requirement.