|Tuition and Fees||$28,553|
|Room and Board||$14,500|
*NOTE: Please estimate an additional $2000 for summer¬†expenses.
Financial aid in the form of scholarships and fellowships¬†for Shepherd School graduate students is administered entirely by the Shepherd¬†School. ¬†Upon submission of the¬†Shepherd¬†School of Music¬†Application for Financial Aid¬†you will be considered for all¬†types of assistance offered by The Shepherd School of Music. ¬†After you¬†have been accepted, and if you are a¬†U.S. citizen, you may also apply for¬†student loans to cover any portion of your tuition that is not covered by¬†scholarship, plus living expenses of about $4,000 each semester.¬†International students are not eligible for¬†need-based financial aid¬†and will be required to provide proof¬†of the ability to pay the entire cost of attending the Shepherd School when¬†accepting an offer of admission.
Financial sources can include personal or family funds and¬†any Rice scholarship or fellowship that is offered to the student. Please note¬†the following distinctions:¬†
Any monies given to you by Rice University and/or the Shepherd¬†School, including waivers of any fees.
Monies awarded by the¬†Rice Office of Financial¬†Aid¬†based on financial need established by the¬†Free Application for Federal Student Aid¬†(FAFSA), including gifts, loans, grants, and work¬†study.¬†
Full tuition plus a stipend (duties are required).
Full or partial tuition (duties are required).