Private 4 Year

Los Angeles College of Music Tuition & Cost

Pasadena, California

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Los Angeles College of Music
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$1,200
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $16,578
Other Expenses Budget$4,635

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Los Angeles College of Music on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $47,763 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $24,450 for tuition, $16,578 room and board, $900 for books and supplies and $1,200 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Los Angeles College of Music is $24,450, the same as California residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Los Angeles College of Music when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Los Angeles College of Music
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$33,770
$30,001 to $48,000$37,392
$48,001 to $75,000$39,192
$75,001 to $110,000$37,049

The average reported annual net price for Los Angeles College of Music for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $37,825 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

62% of full-time undergrad Los Angeles College of Music received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $11,365 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 38% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,908.

Finanical Aid Los Angeles College of Music
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $11,365 62%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,011 57%
Pell Grants $1,842 57%
Other Federal Grants $4,512 53%
State and Local Grants $3,004 5%
Federal Student Loans $5,908 38%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Los Angeles College of Music, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $125,676. The loan balance of $125,676 is a four year multiple of the $31,419 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,199 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $125,676
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,199.09
Total Interest Paid $18,214.52
Sum of All Loan Payments $143,890.52

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $47,763
2 $48,064
3 $48,366
4 $48,671

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Los Angeles College of Music to be $191,052 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Los Angeles College of Music
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $679 $2,037 $2,716

Estimated cost for a class at Los Angeles College of Music based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Los Angeles College of Music versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Los Angeles College of Music Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=446385 IPEDS survey data for Los Angeles College of Music.