High School Summer Parent Information
Summer 2018 Tuition and Fees
The below costs include tuition, housing and meal expenses, for accepted students.
Session 1 July 1-14 (NYC or LA): $2,725
Session 2 July 15-28 (NYC or LA): $2,725
Session 3 July 29-Aug 11 (NYC only): $2,725
Session 1 July 1-14 (NYC or LA): $975
Session 2 July 15-28 (NYC or LA): $975
Session 3 July 29-Aug 11 (NYC only): $975
Session 1 July 1-14 (NYC or LA): $750
Session 2 July 15-28 (NYC or LA): $750
Session 3 July 29-Aug 11 (NYC only): $750
Seven different program T-shirts: $50
Airport transit to/from campus: $100 each way (optional)
Total with Housing: $4,600
Total without Housing (commuters): $3,625
Scholarships, grants and financial assistance are available, please call 323-603-5932 to inquire.
In both NYC and LA, all students are required to purchase a meal plan and will receive a fresh, healthy, and balanced breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Please include all dietary restrictions on your application.
Deposit and Application Fee
A $25 application fee.
A $250 deposit must be made by accepted students to hold their place in the programs. This will be applied to tuition and fees.
- Talent-Based Scholarships
- Returning Student Grants
- Partial Financial Assistance Grants
- $300 Early Bird Discount
- $100 Refer a Friend Award
Accepted students record and submit a placement video to gauge performance level in the focus of choice. All placement videos are reviewed for talent-based scholarship consideration.
Returning Student Grants
AMDA is delighted to welcome the many students who return each summer to build on their training, and re-connect and perform with friends from all over the world. Returning students are awarded a $600 grant for each session they choose to attend.
Financial Assistance Grants
The High School Summer Conservatory at AMDA offers partial, need-based financial assistance grants on a limited basis. This financial assistance is awarded exclusively through AMDA and is not related to federal aid.
To be considered for a partial grant, please complete the AMDA Summer Financial Assistance Eligibility form and mail or fax to the following address for both NYC and LA campuses:
AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts
211 West 61st
New York, NY 10023
Attn: Yuridia Sanchez
or fax to: 212-247-0420
Safety + Security
In both NYC and LA, campuses are accessible only with a valid AMDA photo identification card, which High School Summer Conservatory students receive.
Supervision is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. When students are not in class with our world-class faculty, they are supervised by members of our trained AMDA staff.
Students leave campus only for planned and chaperoned outings, which may include going to a Broadway show or visiting NYC and LA tourist destinations.
Emergency contact numbers
Landline and mobile phone numbers for both NYC and LA campuses will be provided on our summer landing page – available in late Spring
Housing + Meal Plan
In both NYC and LA, students live in safe and secure dormitories that are designated exclusively to High School Summer Conservatory students.
All students are required to purchase the meal plan, which includes three delicious and nutritious meals per day. Snacks are also provided.
Most dietary needs can be accommodated and must be noted on the online application.
Family and friends are invited and most welcome to attend our final performances.
Details on location, day, time and number of tickets per student will be available in late Spring.