Estimated Student Budget 2018–19

Budget ItemCommuterLenfest HallOff-Campus w/ ParentOff-Campus

Room and Board

1,742

16,050

20,345

16,200

Electric, Gas, and Water

0

0

1,451

1,451

Telephone and Internet

515

500

1,227

1,227

Clothing

450

450

450

450

Instrument Maintenance

1,500

1,500

1,500

1,500

Instructional Supplies

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

Laundry

380

0

380

300

Transportation Allowance

1,250

1,250

1,250

1,250

Miscellaneous

634

634

634

634

Subtotal

$8,471

$22,384

$29,237

$25,012

         

 Additional Annual Costs

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive Fee (includes textbooks)

1,700

1,700

1,700

1,700

Health Services Fee (this fee is required of all students for primary physical and emotional health care needs)

1,100

1,100

1,100

1,100

Health Insurance, if required (12-month premium) (See #2 below)

3,400

3,400

3,400

3,400

TOTAL

$14,671

$28,584

$35,437

$31,212

  


Additional Information

1.  Curtis will provide financial support for living expenses to students who qualify, in amounts not to exceed those listed above. Students receiving financial assistance are expected to develop personal budgets to maintain spending within these limits.

2.  Students are automatically enrolled in a health insurance plan through Curtis that provides coverage for the 12-month period beginning August 15, 2018. The cost listed above is an estimate. Exemptions are possible for students who have comparable coverage through parental or other private insurance plans.

3.  Expense budget does not include the following one-time deposits: Library deposit ($100), Piano deposit ($300 if applicable), Instrument deposit ($100 other than piano).

4.  Expense budget does not include variable expenses students may incur such as apartment furnishings, piano moving expense (if applicable), etc.

5.  Students are responsible for their own summer living expenses. This expense budget is for 9 months of living expenses for on-campus. Off-Campus budget is what you can expect to pay for 12 months. Curtis will only consider 9 months of living expenses when calculating your budget.

6.  All expenses listed are estimates and subject to change without notice.   

7.  Lenfest Hall room and board is listed for a regular single room. Double rooms and Single Deluxe rooms are available. All resident students receive the full 19 meal plan – no exceptions.