Out of State Fees

All out of state K-12 teachers and university professors applying in Music, Visual Art or Theatre will be assessed a non-refundable registration fee of $495.00, payable upon acceptance to the Academy. All out of state K-12 teachers and university professors applying in Arts Leadership, Administration and Assessment will be assessed a non-refundable registration fee of $895.00, payable upon acceptance to the Academy. Do not send registration fee payment until you receive your official 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 current Arts Academy America Refund Policy.

Click here to access the TAA/AAA 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/AAA 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.