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Tuition and Fees
Audition Fee: $25
Application and Processing, due upon acceptance:
- $50 Domestic students
- $250 International students (includes Visa processing)
All fees are subject to change. Participation in special workshops, seminars or master classes may incur additional costs.
Tuition due date
Students must complete their tuition payment no later than 6 weeks prior to the start date of the Program.
Rules and Regulations
Students are considered in attendance until they officially withdraw or are requested to withdraw by the CP's Coordinator and/or Director. To officially withdraw from the Program before or during the course of study, students must contact the CP Coordinator and submit a Withdrawal Form, declaring official withdrawal date.
Students who withdraw more than 6 weeks prior to the start date of the Program will receive a full refund (minus 3% credit card and 3% payment plan fees, if applicable).
Students who withdraw less than 6 weeks prior to the start date of the Program or during the first 30 days of the Program will be eligible to transfer to Peridance's Open Program (OP) and must comply with the OP's Schedule, Rules and Regulations, etc. Should a student decline transfer to the OP, 50% of tuition will be refunded within 30 days of the official withdrawal date (minus 3% credit card and 3% payment plan fees, if applicable).
Students who withdraw after the first 30 days of the Program will not be eligible to receive any refund.
Payment Plan Students
Any student granted a payment plan who has declined transfer to the OP upon official withdrawal date from the CP and has an outstanding tuition balance is responsible for paying the remaining balance of tuition due within 30 days from official withdrawal date (3% payment plan fee applicable).
|Certificate Program||International Students||Domestic Students|
|Length||24 months||24 months|
|Full Tuition||$10,880 per year||$9,600 per year**|
|Minimum Tuition Payment Required Upon Enrollment||$5,440||$4,800|
|Total Tuition and Living Expenses Required for Immigration||$22,880||N/A|
|Vacation||4 weeks per year||4 weeks per year|
|Classes Per Month||75*||75*|
No refund is given for any absences. Make-up classes must be approved and pre-arranged with the CP Coordinator.
All Application and Processing Fees are non-refundable. ($50 Domestic students; $200 for International students enrolled prior to 6/17/2012; $250 for International students enrolled on or after 6/17/2012)
International Students ONLY
International Student tuition and fees are non-refundable once an I-20 has been processed and the student has received his/her F-1 Visa. If U.S. Immigration denies a Visa, tuition will be refunded to the student minus 10% processing fees.
If due to a verified illness or injury a student is unable to arrive in the United States and begin his/her studies on the scheduled date, he/she must notify the CP Coordinator in writing prior to the original start date. The CP will arrange for him/her to begin studies the following semester/year.
If a student wishes to transfer out of the CP and into the OP, he/she will not be permitted to transfer mid-semester but may only do so at the end of one full year of study. Students who withdraw from the CP will not be eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) through Peridance Capezio Center.
Peridance grants yearly merit-based Certificate Program Scholarships. Scholarships for the Certificate Program are awarded only through an official public scholarship audition.
Students who demonstrate financial need and exceptional talent may apply for need-based Certificate Program Scholarships by appealing directly to the Director. In addition, students demonstrating significant financial need may be granted a tuition payment plan by appealing directly to the Director. The Program reserves the right to grant or deny any scholarships or payment plans at its sole discretion.
Peridance Capezio Center maintains a list of outside grant- and scholarship- organizations that is available for student review.
Some students may also qualify for Work Study assistance.