Cost Estimates

Living Costs
Residence Hall $750
Security Deposit $100 (refundable)

Meal Plan
All meals (3 meals/day for length of program) $1,150

Instructional Costs
(includes full instruction costs, fitness center membership, registration fee and gate pass)
Voice Program $3,175

TOTAL: $5,075

*These costs are official as of September 1, 2019 but are subject to change.


Two deposits are required within seven days of admission into one of Chautauqua’s programs. Upon admission to the program, a non-refundable placeholder or tuition deposit of $500 guarantees the student’s scholarship award, if any, and a place in the program. An additional 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 and is refunded after September 15 upon inspection of room and returned music, etc.