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All candidates applying for a fellowship, financial aid, and/or student loans must complete the FAFSA form. 
This form is available online. The recommended date of completion is March 1.

For more information about the FAFSA click here. Contact the JU financial aid office for assistance.

Low-residency candidates are eligible for a Howard Gilman Fellowship. This is a full fellowship awarded to one graduate student per year. Recepients will be selected from the cohort of accepted candidates and the fellowship award is granted for the full duration of the program.

We recommend that candidates also contact Career Transition for Dancers for advice and funding recommendations.

Tuition for the entire 60-credit degree is $444 per credit hour. New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $500 by May 1. If a new student is accepted after May 1, the $500 deposit will be required within two weeks of his/her acceptance.

The degree is divided over four term for two years. Every track begins with the summer intensive at White Oak Plantation.

The credit hours are distributed between the terms as follows:

Sample Budget (2013-14 using $500 per credit hour)

Low Residency (Year One)

Summer Intensive Mini Residency Fall Spring
13 credits/
$6,500
3 credits/
$1,500
8 credits/
$4,000
8 credits/
$4,000

Low Residency (Year Two)

Summer Intensive Mini Residency Fall Spring
13 credits/
$6,500
3 credits/
$1,500
6 credits/
$4,000
6 credits/
$2,000
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