Student Handbook


Cost and Deposits

Cost Estimates

Living Costs

Residence Hall $750 
Security Deposit $100 (refundable)

Meal Plan
All meals (7 days) $1,110

Instructional Costs (includes full instruction costs, fitness center membership, registration fee, and gate ticket)
Instrumental Program $2,515

TOTAL: $4,375


Two deposits are required within seven days of admission into one of Chautauqua’s programs. Upon admission to the program, a placeholder or tuition deposit of $500 guarantees the student’s scholarship award, if any, and a place in the program. A security/music deposit of $100 is required of all students, including those on full scholarships. This deposit guarantees a student’s housing and is used to defray the cost of damage to dormitories or loss of or damage to other property.