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San Francisco Conservatory of Music Tuition

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, formerly the California Conservatory of Music, founded in 1917, is a music school, with an enrollment of about 400 students. It was launched by Ada Clement and Lillian Hodgehead in the remodeled home of Lillian’s parents on Sacramento Street. It was called the Ada Clement Piano School. It was within a few years, additional classes were offered for instruments, voice, composition and theory. In the late 1920s and early 1930s, the school was under the direction of Swiss-born composer Ernest Bloch and two violinists, Isaac Stern (age 5) and Yehudi Menuhin (age 12) were welcomed into the school. Both Stern and Menuhin continued their relationship with the school throughout their lives.

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music Tuition and Fees

Full-time student (undergraduate and graduate)

      $36,500 annually / $18,250 per semester

Part-time student, per academic credit (undergraduate and graduate)

      $3,220 annually / $1,610 per semester

Private instruction for part-time student (one hour lesson per week)

      $14,600 annually / $7,300 per semester

Minor instrument instruction (available to full-time students only)

    • One hour lesson per week: $8,200 annually / $4,100 per semester
    • One half-hour lesson per week: $4,100 annually / $2,050 per semester

Overloads

      Full-time students who wish to register for credits in excess of 18.5 in the fall or spring (not counting ensembles) must pay a per-credit fee of $1,610.
2011-2012 Fees and Deposits, per Semester:
Application Fee (non-refundable): $100
Enrollment Reservation Deposit (refundable only if student has registered): $500
Registration – Student Fee (per semester): $140

Muni Transportation Fee (annually): $216 (estimated)

Library/Security Deposit (new students only): $50

Tuition Payment Plan Fee (per semester): $25 
Late Registration Fee
First week: $75

Each subsequent week: $50

Late Payment Fee: $75
Late Tuition Payment Plan Fee: $25

Non-Sufficient Funds Fee: $25

Special Examination Fee (for all or part of placement examinations,course examinations or ensemble auditions outside of the orientation schedule): $30

Transcripts (one issued without charge; fee charged for all subsequent transcripts): $10

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