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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 $53,631
Artist Diploma and Graduate Performance Diploma Programs $46,630

Part-Time Study (per academic year)

Major Study (one-hour lesson + jury/recital); unlimited ensembles $22,702
Major Study (half-hour lessons + jury/recital); one ensemble $11,843
Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; one-hour lessons $11,843
Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; half-hour lessons $7,231

Supplementary Study

Second Major Field Lessons (double performance major) $9,925
Hourly per semester credit or audit: Classroom studies, ensembles $1,258
Music Education certification courses $630
Degree-In-Progress, Graduate Consultation** $2,152
Elective Minor Study $791
Remedial Tutorial Study (per clock hour) assigned only in consultation with the Dean’s Office $312

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) $485
Student Technology and Activities Fee (required for all full-time students) $350
Health Insurance (individual thru CHP) $2,204

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/Unlimited Swipes Meal Plan (Mandatory for First Year Students) $16,832
Double Occupancy/19 or 14 Meal Plan $16,314
 Single Occupancy, add $1,168
 Peabody Inn Occupancy, add $1,490
* 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.