Residential and Commuter Rates Available

Learn more about our program fees, important due dates, and limited scholarships.

Program Fees

Fees for 2022 are $2,250 for this program. There is also a $35 application fee (which can be paid upon completion of the application). Accepted students must submit a non-refundable deposit of $250 within 10 days of acceptance.

Due Dates and Refunds

Important Date Items Due
April 15

Application deadline. Completed applications will be reviewed beginning April 25, with decisions made on or around April 30. Notifications will be sent via email beginning on or around April 30, 2022. 

April 30 - May 15 Enrollment deposit due. A $250 non-refundable enrollment deposit is due within 10 days of acceptance into the program.
June 1 All remaining program fees due.


A limited number of partial scholarships are available. To apply for a scholarship, please provide us with a letter stating why you wish to be considered, along with an audio recording of two pieces of contrasting character and style (upload your recording to YouTube and send the link to pianoinstitute@ithaca.edu).

To be eligible for scholarship consideration, you must apply by April 1. Requests for scholarships after this date will not be considered.

Ready to Apply?

We strongly encourage early application, prior to April 15 (although we will continue to accept applications until May 15).

Refund Policy

The $35 application fee for CampMinder is non-refundable.

The $250.00 enrollment deposit is non-refundable.

Full refunds of paid program fees, minus the enrollment deposit, due to withdrawal from the program by June 1 will be provided. Partial refunds of program fees after June 1 may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Refund requests should be made in writing to the Office of Extended Studies. 

No refunds are given to participants who fail to comply with COVID-19 policies or who are dismissed from a program.


Office of Extended Studies
Summer Piano Institute
Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Fax: 866-924-6272