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The Juilliard School of the Arts

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Description of The Juilliard School of the Arts

  • Year of foundation: 1905;
  • Location: New York, USA;
  • Students age: 16 years;
  • Number of students: 800 people;
  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Type of study: private non-profit higher education institution.

The Juilliard School, founded in 1905, is a world leader in the performing arts. The mission of the school is to provide the highest level of art education for gifted musicians, dancers, actors from all over the world, so that they can fully realize their creative potential. Located at the Lincoln Center in New York, Juilliard School offers bachelor's, master's degrees in dance, drama (acting, drama), music (classical, jazz, historical performance, vocal).

Juilliard School is located just steps from renowned performing arts organizations such as the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center. And against the backdrop of New York, one of the cultural capitals of the world, students will have unlimited access to a large number of shows, concerts, and performances to help them explore and hone their skills.

The Creative Associates Program, a presidential initiative launched in 2018 by Damian Wetzel, brings to Juilliard an ever-growing group of artists whose work exemplifies collaborative, interdisciplinary innovation. Creative partners spend time at school, interact with the community, their colleagues from the creative community through workshops, speeches, coaching, panel discussions and other special projects.

Programs and prices, tuition fees in The Juilliard School of the Arts

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All year round
from 49260.00 $ / year
from 49260.00 $ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
from 49260.00 $ / year
from 49260.00 $ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
from 49260.00 $ / year
from 49260.00 $ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
Check with our specialists
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
Check with our specialists
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
Check with our specialists
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
Check with our specialists
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year

Accommodation, meals, prices

The Juilliard School dormitory offers international students a safe, inclusive, welcoming environment that fosters practical life skills, independence. Students from all over the world study in dance, theater and music schools, creating a diverse community of artists, making friends, generating new ideas, and collaborating outside the classroom. Residence Life Juilliard staff cares about the growth and development of all residents, coordinating entertainment, enriching programs throughout the year.

The Meredith Willson Residence is located just steps from the school building, providing a unique opportunity to enjoy beautiful views of the Lincoln Center, Upper West Side.

Activities The Juilliard School of the Arts

Juilliard leadership positions provide students with an excellent opportunity to develop leadership, communication, protection skills, develop the ability to work in a team, build trust, help others, create communities, build relationships with their peers in the three divisions of Juilliard.

Community engagement is changing the artist, the audience, and the world. Community engagement is a commitment to create space for others to be heard, to celebrate each person's inherent artistry, humanity.

The Juilliard School empowers students through collaborative programming - young people will use their skills:

  • To connect with others;
  • To create sustainable programs;
  • To build strong relationships.

Participants in the program deepen their creative perception, develop skills for life outside the classroom or studio.


  • For over a century, students have enrolled in the Juilliard School and graduated to pursue their artistic dreams. Dancers, actors, playwrights, classical and jazz musicians came here to hone and deepen their skills.
  • Currently, more than 800 artists from 44 states and 42 countries and regions study at the Juilliard School, where they participate in more than 700 annual performances at the school's five theaters, Alice Tully and David Geffen Halls of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and others. locations of New York, the country and the world.
  • A career in art is a daunting task, and the only way to achieve it is to take a risk: go to an audition, create a work of art, reveal yourself.
  • The Office of International Council (OIA) assists international students, faculty, staff, visitors with their visa status, instructions for entering, leaving, re-entering the United States, eligibility for work, extension of stay, accommodation abroad.
  • As a student at the Juilliard School, students will not only work in renowned concert halls - they will build relationships with the teachers who perform there, they will see the leading figures of the art who have inspired them.
  • Performing in front of a live audience is one of the most valuable aspects of Juilliard education. Young artists participate in nearly 700 Juilliard-sponsored events every year, regularly perform at Peter Jay Sharp Juilliard's own theater, at major New York venues, at the David Geffen Hall of Lincoln Center, where the New York Philharmonic Orchestra is located, in Alice. Tully Hall, home to the Chamber Music Society, Carnegie Hall is one of the most famous and finest venues in the world.

Facilities and equipment at The Juilliard School of the Arts

  • The Frederick P. Rose Fitness Center was built with a generous donation from a generous philanthropist who contributed $ 18 million to the construction of Lincoln Center.
  • The Juilliard Art Innovation Center (formerly called the Music Technology Department), established in 1995, provides students with the basic skills needed to compose and perform music using new technologies, hands-on experience with modern equipment.
  • The Leela Acheson Wallace Library is a comprehensive resource for school work, research needs. The collection includes more than 87,000 scores of musical performances, educational materials, scientific publications of collections of works by composers, other historical publications: 27,000 books (printed, electronic) on music, dance, drama, general education, 25,000 sound recordings (records, CDs, spools, cassettes, DAT tapes), 3,000 videos.

Admission dates and extra charges

Application Dates for the Juilliard School:

  • BFA or MFA - until November 1;
  • AD in Opera Studies - until November 1;
  • AD in Playwriting - until November 15;
  • BFA in Dance - until December 1;
  • All other musical degrees - until December 1.

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Deposit (all new students);
  • Orientation fee (all new students);
  • Graduation Fee (due December before graduation);
  • Registration fee (required for non-DMA residents);
  • Dorm booking fee;
  • Entrance fee.

Entry requirements, how to apply, what is required to enrol

Most Juilliard courses do not require standardized test scores or grade ratings for enrollment. The admissions committee will carefully evaluate your academic performance and essays to ensure you have the academic knowledge to succeed.

  • Student must have a high school diploma or equivalent at the time of enrollment;
  • Official transcripts must be sent in due time;
  • The transcripts must be translated into English by a certified translator.

Essay requirements:

  • 1-2 pages, double spaced, 12 point size;
  • Writing language - English (not translated from another language);
  • The essay is the student's own original work;
  • Sent in an online application.

Requirements for knowledge of English:

  • Cambridge English - 169;
  • TOEFL and TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition - 73;
  • TOEFL ITP Plus (China) - 543;
  • IELTS Academic Test and IELTS Indicator - 6;
  • PTE - 49;
  • SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing - 610;
  • ACT - 24.

To earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, student must:

  • Confirm a minimum of three years of prior training in ballet and modern or contemporary dance;
  • Exercise at least 10 hours a week;
  • Provide a video demonstrating dance ability. If the results of the preliminary selection are favorable, they will be invited to participate in the auditions.

Requirements for admission to the magistracy:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent at the time of enrollment;
  • Fluency in English.

Requirements for admission to the Playwriting Artist Diploma:

  • It is advisable that you have a bachelor's degree, higher qualifications equivalent to a bachelor's degree, or outstanding artistic achievement.

Scholarships The Juilliard School of the Arts

The decision to award the scholarship is made by the Juilliard Scholarship Committee upon Admission, based on a combination of financial needs, artistic merit. The school is committed to helping as many students as possible attend Juilliard classes. Students can expect to receive the same scholarship every year, provided they re-apply on time and demonstrate satisfactory academic performance.

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.

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