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High School Summer Parent Information

The below costs include tuition, housing and meal expenses, for accepted students.

  • Tuition

    Session 1 July 2-15 (NYC or LA): $2,625
    Session 2 July 16-29 (NYC or LA): $2,625
    Session 3 July 30-Aug 12 (NYC only): $2,625

  • Housing

    Session 1 July 2-15 (NYC or LA): $925
    Session 2 July 16-29 (NYC or LA): $925
    Session 3 July 3-Aug 12 (NYC only): $925

  • Meal Plan

    Session 1 July 2-15 (NYC or LA): $700
    Session 2 July 16-29 (NYC or LA): $700
    Session 3 July 30-Aug 12 (NYC only): $700

  • Fees

    Airport transit: $50 each way (optional)
    Seven different program T-shirts: $50
    Entertainment: $100

Total with Housing: $4,500
Total without Housing (commuters): $3,575

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.

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.

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  • Substantial Talent-Based Scholarships
  • $600 Returning Student Grants
  • $250 Early Bird Discount, ending March 31, 2017
  • Partial Financial Assistance Grants

Early Bird Discount

All accepted students who make a $250 deposit prior to March 31, 2017 will receive a $250 discount, applied directly to tuition.

Talent-based Scholarships

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 & Conservatory of the Performing Arts
211 West 61st
New York, NY 10023
Attn: Yuridia Sanchez
or fax to: 212-247-0420

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

Student housing

In both NYC and LA, students live in safe and secure dormitories that are designated exclusively to High School Summer Conservatory students.

Meal plans

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.