Costs at American Suzuki Institute 

Are you in the process of budgeting for your summer institute experience? You can find all standard fees and costs here. Remember that several scholarship options are available, as well as our "Earn Your Way to ASI Tool Kit."


Meals will be in the Dreyfus University Center (DUC) food court.

  • Full Meal Plan (17 meals)

    • Covers Sunday dinner through Saturday breakfast 

    • $115 per week (age 3 and older)

  • Lunch & Dinner Meal Plan (10 meals)

    • Covers lunch and dinner Monday-Friday. 

    • $76 per week (age 3 and older)

  • One kitchen is available on each dormitory floor.


Institute housing is typical university residence halls with communal restrooms and kitchens on some floors. If you would like to stay in the residence halls, select your housing options on your registration form. If you do not wish to stay in a residence hall, there are several other options nearby which you can book separately.

  • University Residence Hall 
    • Fees: 
      • Single: $200 
      • Double - (per person) $145
      •  Single Early arrival/Extra Saturday (for two-week campers): $35
      •  Double Early arrival/Extra Saturday (for two-week campers): $25
    • Refrigerator rental: $30 per week 
    • There are no housing fees for children age 2 and under. 
    • Fire regulations mandate that maximum of two people over the age of two be assigned to a room. 
    • Families requiring more than one room will be housed next door or across the hall from each other.
    • Groups requesting to be housed together must send applications together in one envelope. 
    • Residence halls are located on the UWSP campus within walking distance of classroom buildings. 
    • Check-in begins at noon on Sunday. 
    • Check-out is by noon on Saturday. 
    • Linens are provided (pillow with case, bedspread, fitted and top sheet, bath towel, and face towel). 
    • Tobacco use is prohibited on campus. 
    • No pets (other than service dogs) are allowed in the residence halls. 
    • A public telephone is available in the lobby of each hall. Rooms do not have active telephone lines, and the phone at the front desk is not for public use. 
    • See a complete list of dorm rules, regulations, and additional information.
  • Teen Dorm
      • Teen dorm fee is $375 per week.
      • Open to students age 13-18, attending one or two weeks.  Early arrival is not permitted. 
      • Fee includes:
        • meals, lodging, special planned activities, and
          full-time supervision by resident counselors.
      • Resident counselors are on-call 24 hours a day to ensure a safe and supportive environment.
      • In addition to the normal Institute activities, the American Suzuki Institute sponsors an opening night mixer, a pizza party and a dance each week for the teens.
      • Teen Dorm residents who stay for both weeks of the Institute spend Saturday afternoon and evening in supervised recreational activities.
      • One week Teen Dorm residents wishing to participate in the Saturday teen activities will be assessed a $30 activity fee.
      • All teens participating in Institute-sponsored teen activities must be housed in the Teen Dorm and will be assigned a roommate.
      • Meal tickets are required and are included in the housing cost.
      • The Teen Dorm residents are under the supervision of the Institute, and residents are expected to abide by the established regulations and code of conduct, even if a parent is on campus.
      • The Institute reserves the right to remove any student from the Teen Dorm who fails to do so.
      • All forms required to be completed for each Teen Dorm resident will be emailed to you the first week of June, and must be completed and returned to us by June 29
  • Early Arrivals 
    • Early arrival is not permitted for the Teen Dorm, but is allowed for all other residence halls. 
    • If you plan to arrive on Saturday, you must contact the ASI office to make arrangements. 
    • Early arrivals will only be accepted with advance notice. 
    • Early check-in (Saturday after 2pm) is available for an additional fee 
      • Single: $35 
      • Double: $25
    • If you plan to arrive on Saturday, you must check into Baldwin Hall to receive your room key. 


Early Bird Registration Fee (postmarked by May 31), per family                                              


Registration Fee for applications, which include payment in full, postmarked after May 31, per family


Late Payment Fee for registered families with a balance due after May 31                                


​Students Pre-Twinkle through Book 2 (15 hrs. of instruction), per week


​Students Book 3 – 5 (20 hrs. instruction/orchestra), per week


​Students Book 6+ (20 hrs. instruction/orchestra + 3-person Master Class), per week


​Suzuki Early Childhood Education Parent & Sibling Class (0-4 year olds)

​  $75

​Suzuki Early Childhood Education CD and Songbook (Required for the above class)                 

​  $25

​Two-week Chamber Music Program (52 hrs. of instruction/orchestra/quartet + 3-person Master Class)

​One-week Chamber Music Program July 28 – Aug 3 ONLY (26 hrs. of instruction/orchestra)​$550


​  $60


 Teacher Class Fees

​Early Bird Registration Fee (postmarked by May 31), per family​$125
Registration Fee for applications, which include payment in full, postmarked after May 31, per family​$175
Late Payment Fee for registered families with a balance due afer May 31​  $50
​Every Child Can!© ​$130
​*Short-term Teacher Training Course - Book 2 and above; 15-hour Supplemental Course; Revisiting Book 1 (per unit)          $455
​Short-term Teacher Training Course – Book 1$775 
​Short-term Teacher Training Course – Practicum                                                                           ​$475
​Suzuki Early Childhood Education (SECE), Stage 1 or 2 Teacher Training Courses  ​$500      
​10 Hour Enrichment Courses​$200  
​Institute Observer (Adult observing student classes only.  No teacher trainees.  Parents do not pay this fee), per week$200


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