Professional Art Career ProgramS


The duCret School of Art accepts applications year round for the approaching year for both the full time and part time professional art career programs:  Fall Semester (September to Mid December) and a Spring Semester (Mid January to May).  Applicants can begin at the start of either semester.

Below are costs for the entire semester, based on the number of classes a student takes per week. The high cost of continuing education is a concern for everyone, and duCret offers what may be the most cost-effective, high-quality professional art training to be found in the Tri-state area.

Full Time Students / Annual Tuition: $9,240.00 
Part Time Students / Annual Tuition: $4,620.00

Class-At-A-Time / See Per Class Below


Application Fee: $25.00 (non-refundable) (first time applicants only).
Parking Fee: $15.00
Lab Fees: Varied

Per Semester:

1   Class per week:       $   462.00
2  Classes per week    $   924.00
3  Classes per week:   $ 1,386.00                                                                              
4  Classes per week:   $ 1,848.00
5  Classes per week:   $ 2,310.00
6  Classes per week:   $ 2,772.00
7  Classes per week:   $ 3,234.00
8  Classes per week:   $ 3,696.00
9  Classes per week:   $ 4,158.00
10 Classes per week:   $ 4,620.00                                                                                           


Those choosing more than three classes per semester can inquire about a payment plan. duCret offers three payment plans to be discussed at your scheduled appointment.

Call 908.757.7171 to schedule an appointment to make payment arrangements or email: [email protected] 


Silkscreen lab fee:      $40.00
Animation lab fee:      $40.00
Printmaking lab fee:   $40.00
Ceramics lab fee:       $50.00
Sculpture fee:             $65.00
Photo lab fee:             $50.00
Computer lab fee:      $45.00
Model Fee:                 $65.00
Jewelry fee:                $65.00                                                                                       Stained Glass Fee:     $25.00
I.D. / Parking:               $15.00

Books and Supplies:

In addition to tuition, students should plan on the following approximate outlay for books and art supplies (including camera or computer equipment). Esitmated amounts for books and supplies are based on full time attendance. The amount for part time students will be determined by the number of classes taken.

Foundation Year: $1,200.00
Second Year: $1,000.00
Third Year: $900.00