Musicians Institute

Private, Four-years School Located in Hollywood, CA

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How much is the Musicians Institute tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Musicians Institute's tuition & fees is $25,325 based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $44,156 when a student lives off-campus.

Musicians Institute Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$25,325
Books & Supplies Costs$1,746
Off-campus Room & Board$12,438
Off-campus Expenses$4,647
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$25,325

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Musicians Institute for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $101,300 at Musicians Institute. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $101,292. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $83,500.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Sophomore (2024-25)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Junior (2025-26)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Senior (2026-27)$25,325$25,323$20,875
4 Years Total$101,300$101,292$83,500
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Sophomore (2025-26)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Junior (2026-27)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Senior (2027-28)$25,325$25,323$20,875
4 Years Total$101,300$101,292$83,500
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Sophomore (2026-27)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Junior (2027-28)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Senior (2028-29)$25,325$25,323$20,875
4 Years Total$101,300$101,292$83,500
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Sophomore (2027-28)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Junior (2028-29)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Senior (2029-30)$25,325$25,323$20,875
4 Years Total$101,300$101,292$83,500
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Sophomore (2028-29)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Junior (2029-30)$25,325$25,323$20,875
Senior (2030-31)$25,325$25,323$20,875
4 Years Total$101,300$101,292$83,500

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Musicians Institute' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,449. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $22,481.
In-StateOut-of-State
Musicians Institute$25,325
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
California Four-years Colleges$20,202
Public Schools$3,888$12,488
Private Schools$22,481

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Musicians Institute and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Musicians InstituteHollywood, CA$25,325$28,340
American Film Institute ConservatoryLos Angeles, CA$62,049$65,800
American Conservatory TheaterSan Francisco, CA$30,285$30,285
California College of the ArtsSan Francisco, CA$54,706$57,610
Columbia College HollywoodTarzana, CA$26,175-
Dell'Arte International School of Physical TheatreBlue Lake, CA$17,650$17,300
Design Institute of San DiegoSan Diego, CA$27,875$25,315
Interior Designers InstituteNewport Beach, CA$20,250$20,400
Laguna College of Art and DesignLaguna Beach, CA$34,600$40,202
Otis College of Art and DesignLos Angeles, CA$52,460$52,480
Platt College-San DiegoSan Diego, CA$15,310-

Financial Aid and COA

At Musicians Institute, 291 students (37%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,448.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Musicians Institute is $39,708 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 52 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,265 and the average amount of student loans is $5,637.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (off-campus)$44,156
Tuition & Fees$25,325
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$18,831
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$39,708
Average Financial Aid$4,448
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship29137%$4,448
Pell Grants16321%$5,193
Federal Student Loan24031%$6,990
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5257%-
Grants or Scholarships4347%$4,265
Federal Grants2729%$5,163
Pell Grants2729%$4,637
Other Federal Grants1617%$888
State/Local Grants11%$3,999
Institutional Grants2426%$1,667
Student Loan Aid3942%$5,637
Federal Student Loans3942%$5,637
Other Student Loans0--

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Musicians Institute's acceptance rate is 78.57%. A total of 350 applicants applied to and 275 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 116 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 42.18%.
To apply to Musicians Institute, 4 items are required - Secondary school record, Formal demonstration of competencies, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III and etc.) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Admission test scores.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants350227$123
Admitted275186$89
Enrolled11692$24
Acceptance Rate78.57%81.94%72.36%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)42.18%49.46%26.97%
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Required

Student Population

Musicians Institute has a total of 864 students including 832 undergraduate and 32 graduate students. By gender, there are 563 male students and 214 female students attending Musicians Institute. The school offers online degree programs and 153 students enrolled online exclusively (17.71% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total777 563214
Undergraduate766 557209
Graduate11 65

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address6752 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA
Phone323-462-1384
WEBwww.mi.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered17 Programs
Online Program Offered7 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered1 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate78.45%
Yield42.49%
Student Population864
Graduation Rate48%
Retention Rate83%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate6 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties53 (Full-time), 124 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs126 (Full-time), 186 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$22,888
Average Staff Salary$47,400