In State Fees

The cost for entire week, including tuition, supplies and most meals for all Tennessee K- 12 teachers is $395.00. This non-refundable fee ($395.00) is payable upon acceptance. Please do not send this payment until you receive an acceptance letter and confirmation reply form.

Tennessee university professors and any other individuals accepted to attend the Academy who do not teach in a K – 12 Tennessee school are assessed at the Arts Academy America rate of $495.00. This non-refundable fee ($495.00) is payable upon acceptance. Please do not send this payment until you receive an acceptance letter and confirmation reply form.

Please note that on-campus housing is available at an additional nominal rate. Click here to learn about housing options for the Tennessee Arts Academy.


Click here to view the Tennessee Arts Academy Registration Fee Installment Plan Option.

Click here to view the current Tennessee Arts Academy Refund Policy.

Click here to access the TAA credit card portal if you wish to charge your registration or housing fees by credit card payment. This option is only available to applicants who have received an official acceptance packet in the mail from the TAA office. Note that there is a small processing fee added to each credit card payment, which is outlined once you click on the credit card portal link.