• Students are admitted in September and February.
  • The maximum enrollment is 12 students.
  • Classes meet 8:00 am- 3:00 pm, Monday - Friday, September through June.
  • The course length is three, ten-month academic years (40 weeks per year, 120 weeks or 3900 class hours*).
  • Students who complete the program receive a Diploma of Violin Making & Repair.
  • September 2019-2020 tuition is $26,000 yearly totaling $78,000** with the option of making 30 monthly installments of $2,600.
  • The estimated cost of hand tools is $2,800.
  • The estimated cost of materials for violins is $1,000 per year (totaling $3,000 for the program), billed in monthly installments of $100.

* Class hours equals clock hours.

** North Bennet Street School reserves the right to increase tuition in the second and subsequent years of a course. If the school does increase tuition for a course in subsequent years, that increase will not exceed 7.5% of the previous year’s tuition. Should the school exercise its right to increase tuition, the school must give the student a minimum of ninety (90) days written notice prior to the effective date of the increase and a new enrollment agreement will be executed.

How to Fund Your EducationFinancial aid, scholarships, and veterans benefits available for qualified students.

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Questions? Contact Rob O'Dwyer, Director of Admissions, at 617-227-0155 x111 or