VanderCook College of Music

VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, Illinois

Tuition and Fees

The cost for undergraduate students to attend VanderCook College of Music for an academic year can be broken down into $27,120 for tuition, $1,950 for fees, $1,900 for books and supplies, - for room and board and - for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$1,900
Room and board-
Other expenses-

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

100% of undergradate students at VanderCook College of Music received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at VanderCook College of Music consists of 100% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $16,408 on average, 62% receiving pell grants of $4,738 on average, 100% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $9,707 on average, and 90% receiving federal student loans of $6,447 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid21100%$16,408
Pell grants1362%$4,738
Institutional grants or scholarships21100%$9,707
Federal student loans1990%$6,447

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $16,508 compared to net price of $14,850 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $20,847 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $18,095 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $26,097 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$16,508
$30,001 – $48,000$14,850
$48,001 – $75,000$20,847
$75,001 – $110,000$18,095
$110,001 and more$26,097

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

4-year Sticker Price