I can not stress enough how the Tepper Semester has helped me. It has prepared me in a way that is incredibly profound. It prepped me for life in this business while training in the profession. That is something that did not exist before.”
Tramaine Montell Ford, 2006

Program Costs/Fees

Costs for the Tepper Semester include tuition, program fee, and living costs associated with housing and meals. Please call the Tepper Semester Office at 212-239-1113 for additional information. For financial aid information, visit our financial aid page.

Cost Breakdown

  Acting Musical Theater All Other
Tuition (Academic Year 2019-2020) $26,105 $26,105 $26,105
Program Fee 1 $3,075 $4,015 $2,383
Total $29,181 $30,120 $28,488
Estimated Meal Costs for Planning 2 $2,500
Three Bed/Two Bath (5 Students) 3 $7,690.00 (Shared) - $10,190.00 (Private)
Three Bed/One Bath (3 to 4 students) 3 $5,350.50 (Shared) - $7,800.00 (Private)
Two Bed/One Bath (2 to 3 students) 3 $6,247.00 (Shared) to $10,120.50 (Private)
Updated Two Bed/One Bath (2 or 3 students) 3 $6,637.00 (Shared) to $10,705.50 (Private)

Cost Notes

1 The program fee covers, theater tickets, as well as field trips, special events, and all other program services. The program fees for musical theater students cover private singing lessons and additional dance classes. The program fee for design/tech and stage management students will be calculated according to the student's course of study and individual semester plan.

2 Estimated meal costs reflect a typical average for attending students. Please note that students arrange for their own meals over the semester time period. For additional information, please call the Tepper office at 212-239-1113.

3 Students have the option to live in program-provided housing or to arrange alternative housing. Please note that students arrange for their own meals over the semester time period. For additional information, please call the Tepper office at 212-239-1113.