Financing – 1500 Sound Academy


1500 Sound Academy provides the option to finance the Music & Industry Fundamentals Program and On-Demand Online Music Courses through Climb. The following are eligible for Climb financing:

Music & Industry Fundamentals Program On-Campus & Live Online

On-Demand Online Music Courses

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Climb is a new kind of student lending company which focuses on financing career-building programs to help students get a high return-on-investment from their education. They believe education is an investment toward your future career and earning potential.

Climb offers:

  • Upfront Payment
    • Make a one-time payment of the full tuition
  • Interest-Free Recurring Payments
    • Full Program broken down 7 recurring payments
    • Single Course broken down to 2 recurring payments
  • Climb Loan
    • Lowest monthly payment with an interest rate based on credit
  • 0% Interest Financing Loan
    • No interest, no fees based on credit
*Climb performs a “soft” credit pull to evaluate eligibility, but this soft credit check will not affect your credit score. A hard credit pull is only performed once the loan is accepted and funded.


  • Choose how much you want to borrow for tuition.
  • Try different interest rates to see the possible monthly payments (depending on your FICO score).
  • You will have a total of 42 months to pay back your tuition loan at 1500 Sound Academy. This includes 6 months of interest-only payments during your program and 36 months of principal and interest payments after your program.