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Classes start every month on the 15th

January 15, February 15, March 15, April 15, May 15, June 15
July 15, August 15, September 15, October 15, November 15, December 15

Tuition Breakdown

Beginning Audio Engineering - $11,880
Recording Arts (Includes BAE) - $22,680*
Recording and Video Arts (Includes RA) - TBA
*when enrolled all at once

Audio Recording School Mixing Console

Enrollment Process

To get the process started, fill out the enrollment application now!
Enrollment Application
Complete a personal interview with the school director.
Book a Tour / Interview
Carefully look through all of the payment options and fill out any applicable applications.
Order official transcripts from your high school and any previous college. Have them mail it to:
The Recording Conservatory of Austin
4615 City Park Road
Austin, TX 78730
Make sure to do this now to allow time for processing.
Once you have decided on a start date and a tuition structure, set up an orientation / enrollment day. Call 512.231.0344 or email: admin@trcoa.com.
This is a two hour process which is usually set near your start date.

Payment Options

Please contact us at 512.231.0344 or admin@trcoa.com to get information about your FAFSA application.
Congratulations on the honor of being eligible for the G.I Bill®.

To Apply:

  • If you have never used the G.I. Bill® before, complete the 22-1990 form.
  • If you have used the G.I. Bill® to pay for any schooling in the past, complete the 22-1995 form.
  • Click Here to access your benefits information and fill out the 22-1990 or the 22-1995 form.
  • You will need our school address:
    The Recording Conservatory of Austin
    4615 City Park Road
    Austin, TX 78730
    512.231.0344
  • It will take the VA at least 1 to 2 weeks to review your application and send you a benefits certification.
  • Once you have received your benefits certification, call us to schedule an orientation. Remember to bring your high school diploma (or G.E.D.) and your benefits certification sheet to orientation - 512.231.0344.

10% Down Tuition Loan Program (10% Interest)

Beginning Program -
$1.188 Down (Due at Orientation/Enrollment)
$459.09 Monthly Payments (26 Months Starting 1 month after classes begin)

Recording Arts Program (2nd Term only) -
$1,188 Down (Due when 2nd Term begins)
Beginning Loan will be rolled in - Approximately $470 Monthly Payments
(for Approximately 48 Months Starting 1 month after classes begin)

Entire Recording Arts Program -
$2,268 Down (Due at Orientation/Enrollment)
$470.98 Monthly Payments (54 Months Starting 1 month after classes begin)

*you must apply for this loan option, however it is available to everyone

Loan Application

Stipends Program (No Application, No Interest)

Beginning Program - 6 Equal Monthly Payments of $1980

Recording Arts Program (2nd Term) - 6 Equal Monthly Payments of $1980

Entire Recording Arts Program - 12 Equal Monthly Payments of $1890

(1st Stipend Due at Orientation/Enrollment)

Full Payment

Beginning Program Only - $11,880

Recording Arts Program (2nd Term) - $11,880

Entire Recording Arts Program - $22,680

(Payment Due at Orientation/Enrollment)



Housing In Austin Texas

The Recording Conservatory of Austin does not provide on-campus housing, but we are proud to have a relationship with one of the premier housing locator services in Austin.


  • Justin McLemore
  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • 512.672.9938 (cell)
  • Email: justin.mclemore@bhhstxrealty.com
  • About Justin McLemore: I am an Austin native and a Texas licensed Realtor and have been in real estate for over 10 years. Please contact me so we can discuss your needs and I can do the research required to present the best possible places for your individual situation. I escort my clients to properties and give tours. Just let me know what makes you feel most comfortable and I am sure I can accommodate you.​