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.
Full time Student (per academic year)
See Tuition & Fees for the Low Residency Master’s Programs
|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|
|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|
|* 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|
|Late petition to graduate||$30|
|Change of course after first week each semester, per request||$20|
|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.|
|Residence Hall Maintenance Fee||$50|
|Peabody Living Center Reservation Fee (applied towards room rate charged)||$150|
|Room & Board:^^^||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.|
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.
|Room & Board||$4,850|
|Student Technology & Activities Fee||$350|
|Health Services Fee||$360|
|Estimated Health Insurance Cost***||$200|
**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.
Peabody students are considered for scholarships during auditions and will be considered for federal aid awards after the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid are received.