Summer Institute : Music : Tuition + Admissions

The UArts Pre-College Summer Institute attracts students from around the world. Rising juniors and seniors in high school are welcome to apply to the Music program.

Application Requirements Other Expenses
Music Audition Requirements Refund Policy
Tuition + Fees  

Application Requirements
Music Program

  1. Completed application form
  2. $50 nonrefundable application fee
  3. One-page typed personal essay expressing why you have chosen to study at the University of the Arts this summer
  4. Audition: Recording of yourself performing two pieces (no more than 5 minutes each) in one of the following genres: blues, jazz, Latin, pop, R&B or rock. Please include an introduction stating your name and the titles of the pieces you are performing. (See below for specifics)

Visit the Apply Now page for information on how to submit application materials. 

*We are happy to advise you about your application materials. If you are concerned that your audition or application materials are not fully developed, please contact our office to discuss with a Pre-College staff member.

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Music Audition Requirements
Applicants must submit an audition of the applicant only. All supplemental pieces must be submitted digitally as a URL to a website, email attachment, or on a flashdrive or DVD. The recording must include the following:

  • An introduction stating student's name and which pieces follow
  • A performance of two pieces in one of the following genres: blues, jazz, latin, pop, R&B or rock

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2014 Tuition + Fees*
Music Program – Residential Students
Application Fee $50
Tuition $1,800
Housing + Meals $810
Total Residential Cost $2,660
Music Program – Commuter Students
Application Fee $50
Tuition $1,800
Commuter Lunch-Only Meal Plan (required) $120
Total Commuter Cost $1,970
Additional Fees (if applicable)
International Student Fee $250
Late Payment Fee $60
Returned Check Fee $50

*Rates above are for the 2014 program. Information for the 2015 program coming soon.

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Other Expenses
Prior to the start of the program, a list of any supplies or necessary items you should bring will be available on our website.

Optional trips to the beach in Wildwood, N.J., Six Flags Great Adventure and NYC are at an additional cost to the student. Sign-up sheets will be distributed once the student has reserved their spot in the program.

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