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 – Full tuition — Payment sent to school as soon as you make it.
  • Pay As You Go – Pay monthly while you’re in class.
  • No interest, no fees.
  • 0% APR Loan – Pay between 5 months and 2 years. No interest, no fees.
  • Climb Loan – Lowest monthly payment.
  • Affordable interest rates starting at 6.99%.
  • A quick online application- with the ability to add a cosigner.
  • “Complete” in as little as 5 minutes, with no impact to credit score.
  • Instant decisions 95% of the time.
  • The ability to accept and e-sign your documents in just a few clicks.
  • Prepay, in part or in whole, at any time without penalty.
  • Friendly and responsive customer service available by email (, phone (888-510-0533) and instant chat from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.


  • 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.