CSI: Fees & Expenses
Students are welcome to attend CSI as either residential or commuting campers. Board is included in the fee for residential campers and includes all meals. Commuters may bring lunch with them or purchase meals either on campus or in Berea. There are several restaurants and sandwich shops in close proximity to the campus and a large grocery store is within walking distance.
*NEW for 2014* Residential students will now be housed in the newly renovated and air-conditioned Davidson Commons. The Commons are located within close proximity to the Conservatory. CSI residential students will live in suite-style housing which includes units with two-person bedrooms, a shared bathroom and small common area. For information and photos of the new facility please check out the Davidson Commons web page.
Residential and commuter tuition includes the CSI Track and all extracurricular events. Students can opt to include a Specialized Track (music theatre, chamber music, composition or keyboard) and/or additional private lessons for additional fees. High school juniors can also elect to participate in the APP: Audition Preparation Program for an additional fee. A limited number of scholarships may be awarded based on the quality of the audition. A $200 tuition deposit should accompany the application and will be applied toward tuition. The deposit will be refunded for those students not admitted to the program. The deposit is nonrefundable for those accepted to the program. Payment in full is due by June 15 and no refunds will be made after that date.
Additional expenses for students are minimal. All admissions and transportation costs for off-campus programming are included in the cost of tuition for all campers, residential and commuting. Students like to have spending money for the occasional meal in town, items from the BW Bookstore, or souvenirs.
Visit "How to Apply & Audition for CSI" to download an application and learn more about the application and audition process.
Fees for 2014
|Commuter - includes CSI Track & all activities (no meals)||$1,200|
|Resident - includes CSI Track, room, board & all activities||$1,800|
|Specialized Tracks* (music theatre, chamber music, composition, keyboard or Jazz)||$200 additional fee|
|APP: Audition Preparation Program* (high school juniors only)||$200 additional fee|
|2 additional 45-minute private lessons**||$150 additional fee|
* See link for additional program offerings
** These lessons are in addition to the private lessons offered with the selected program.