Summer Institute : Theater : Tuition + Admissions
The UArts Pre-College Summer Institute attracts students from around the world. The admissions process is competitive and intended to determine if the program is a good fit for the applicant. Rising juniors and seniors in high school are welcome to apply to the Theater Program.
|› Theater Program Application Requirements||› Other Expenses|
|› Tuition + Fees||› Refund Policy|
- Application form
- $50 nonrefundable application fee
- One-page typed personal essay expressing your passion and why you want to attend the program
- Letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak about your talent, passion and commitment to theater
* If you plan to focus on Acting or Musical Theater, you will participate in an audition/placement once you arrive on campus. You should come prepared with a monologue (acting) or vocal piece and piano score in the correct key (musical theater). We will provide an accompanist.
A Pre-College staff member will be happy to advise you on application materials if you feel it is necessary.
|2013 Tuition + Fees|
|Acting, Musical Theater + Production Management Theater Programs - Residential Students|
|Housing + Meals||$1,495|
|Total Residential Cost||$4,495|
|Acting, Musical Theater + Production Management Theater Programs – Commuter Students|
|Commuter Meal Plan (required)||$440|
|Total Commuter Cost||$3,440|
|Additional Fees (if applicable)|
|International Student Fee||$250|
|Late Payment Fee||$60|
|Returned Check Fee||$50|
Supplies + Attire
There are a number of clothing items and shoes that students are required to wear. Additionally, some classes have a required dress code. Students are required to bring all supplies with them or purchase them once they arrive on campus. A list of required items will be available on our website prior to the start of the program.
Optional trips to the beach at Wildwood, Six Flags Great Adventure and NYC are at an additional cost to the student. Students pay a $25 transportation fee per trip. The estimated cost of additional admission, meals and spending money is $100 per trip.
Spending + Miscellaneous Expenses
Students spend an average of $80-$100 per week on additional items including laundry, snacks, personal spending and non-required supplies.
Students who are dismissed from the program will not be refunded any tuition, housing or fees. Students who wish to withdraw for any reason must submit their request in writing by fax, email or post. All refunds are less nonrefundable application and registration fees, and are calculated as follows:
— 100% refund less the nonrefundable application and registration fees for withdrawal one month prior to the first class.
— 80% refund less the nonrefundable application and registration fees for withdrawal one week prior to the first class.
— No refunds will be issued if withdrawal is less than 7 days prior to the first class.