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)
|Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Performer’s Certificate||$53,630*|
|Master of Music, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Musical Arts||$53,630|
|Artist Diploma and Graduate Performance Diploma Programs||$46,630|
*Fall 2020 Undergraduate tuition will be discounted 10%
Part-Time Study (per academic year)
|Major Study (one-hour lesson + jury/recital); unlimited ensembles||$21,454|
|Major Study (half-hour lessons + jury/recital); one ensemble||$11,192|
|Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; one-hour lessons||$12,435|
|Vocal Coaching or Minor Study; half-hour lessons||$7,592|
|Second Major Field Lessons (double performance major)||$10,421|
|Hourly per semester credit or audit:||Undergraduate Classroom studies, ensembles||$1,376|
|Graduate Classroom studies, ensembles||$1,456|
|Music Education certification courses||$728|
|Degree-In-Progress, Graduate Consultation**||$2,260|
|Elective Minor Study||$830|
|Remedial Tutorial Study (per clock hour) assigned only in consultation with the Dean’s Office||$327|
|* 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 – Spring 2021 charge)||$240|
|Student Technology and Activities Fee (required for all full-time students)||$350|
|Health Insurance (individual thru Wellfleet)||$2,415|
|* Late payment fee (assessed on September 10 for Fall semester and on February 4 for Spring semester)||$150|
|* Late registration (late registration/confirmation after August 25 for Fall semester and after January 20 for Spring semester)||$150|
|Late petition to graduate||$30|
|Change of course after first week each semester, per request||$20|
|Graduate examination retake||$50|
|Recital reschedule fee||$50|
|Transcript (academic) per copy||$5|
|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.|
Housing update as of July 31, 2020: The change in our plans for instruction also changes previously announced plans for on-campus housing and dining facilities, which now will not be operational this fall. If you have concerns that your living situation is not secure or can demonstrate hardship, please contact the office of Student Affairs.
|Residence Hall Maintenance Fee||N/A|
|Peabody Living Center Reservation Fee (applied towards room rate charged)||N/A|
|Room & Board:^^^||Double Occupancy/Unlimited Swipes Meal Plan (Mandatory for First Year Students)||N/A|
|Double Occupancy/19 or 14 Meal Plan||N/A|
|* Lost key (Residence Hall and mailbox) non-refundable||N/A|
|* Lock replacement non-refundable||N/A|
**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.
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.