Tuition - Gibney
Week of July 15, 2020
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Learn more about Gibney’s Visa & Training Program tuition rates, accepted payment methods, and estimated living expenses.

Tuition Per Track
CONTEMPORARY DANCE, BALLET STUDIES, AND INDEPENDENT STUDY*

THREE (3) MONTH PROGRAM

Tuition: $2,600
Due Within 2 Weeks of Acceptance: $1,300
Estimated Living Expenses: $4,800
Optional Vacation: None

SIX (6) MONTH PROGRAM

Tuition: $5,100
Due Within 2 Weeks of Acceptance: $2,550
Estimated Living Expenses: $9,600
Optional Vacation: One Week

NINE (9) MONTH PROGRAM

Tuition: $7,500
Due Within 2 Weeks of Acceptance: $3,750
Estimated Living Expenses: $14,400
Optional Vacation: Two Weeks

TWELVE (12) MONTH PROGRAM

Tuition: $9,800
Due Within 2 Weeks of Acceptance: $4,900
Estimated Living Expenses: $19,200
Optional Vacation: Two Weeks

CHOREOGRAPHIC PROCESS

SIX (6) MONTH PROGRAM

Tuition: $6,400
Due Within 2 Weeks of Acceptance: $3,200
Estimated Living Expenses: $9,600
Optional Vacation: One Week
Includes: $100 toward space each month, a produced performance in The Theater at Gibney with professional tech production, marketing, programs, and management, and professional video footage of the performance.

TWELVE (12) MONTH PROGRAM

Tuition: $11,700
Due Within 2 Weeks of Acceptance: $5,850
Estimated Living Expenses: $19,200
Optional Vacation: Two Weeks
Includes: $100 toward space each month, a produced performance in The Theater at Gibney with professional tech production, marketing, programs, and management, and professional video footage of the performance.

COMMUNITY ACTION*

SIX (6) MONTH PROGRAM

Tuition: $5,600
Due Within 2 Weeks of Acceptance: $2,800
Estimated Living Expenses: $9,600
Optional Vacation: One Week
Includes: Participation in the Institute for Community Action Training ($500 Course)

*If you choose to add a performance option to the Independent Study or Community Action track, tuition will include an additional $1,300 for six months and an additional $1,900 for twelve months.

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STARTING DATE

Visa Student Proof of Funds

M-1 visa applicants must have evidence that sufficient funds are immediately available to pay all tuition and living costs for the entire period of intended stay. Please visit the Student Visa Sponsorship page for more information. 

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses:
Rent & Utilities: $925
Food: $350
Transportation: $125
Personal (cell phone, clothing, etc.): $200
Total Monthly Estimate: $1,600

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Methods of Payment

Acceptable methods of payment for tuition include wire transfer, credit/debit card, check, or cash. All payments must be in US Dollars. Checks must be drawn on a US bank in US Dollars. Cash payments are accepted in person only (please do not mail cash!) at a scheduled time. 

Note that the non-refundable $100 application fee must be paid with a credit card. 

Payment Schedule

Tuition payments may be paid in two or more installments. Half the tuition is due within two weeks of acceptance. This tuition deposit holds your place in the program. For students applying for an M-1 Visa, Gibney will issue your I-20 form once this deposit is received. Should your visa not be approved in your home country, Gibney will refund 90% of tuition paid to date.

The remainder of tuition is due no later than the first day of the program. 

Refund Policy

Application fees are non-refundable. Should your visa not be approved in your home country, Gibney will refund 90% of tuition paid to date, prior to the start of the program. 

No refunds are given once the program has started, regardless of program completion or withdrawal. Dismissal from the program will not constitute a reason for any refund.