As a Music student at the University of Rhode Island, you’ll enjoy all the advantages of a small school, combined with big school opportunities for performance and study. You’ll take courses on music theory and musicology, explore questions of musical meaning, and perform in or attend any of over 100 concerts and recitals annually, both on and off campus.
Why Music at URI?
Inspiration and Support
Here you’ll join an intimate community of professionals who care about your success. You’ll work with distinguished faculty whose wide range of experiences and accomplishments will inspire you, and no matter where your musical goals take you, they will partner with you on your journey.
Endless Performance Opportunities
Performing is an integral part of our program, with a wide range of ensembles for you to choose from. We offer bands, orchestra, choirs and opera, jazz ensembles and all sorts of chamber music groups, for a full schedule of recitals, concerts, festivals, and more.
Plenty of Options
At URI, you can choose where your love of music will take you. We offer a B.A. in Music that you can combine with another major, a Bachelor of Music that prepares you to become a professional musician, music educator, or music therapist, a minor in Music, as well as M.M. programs in both performance and music education.
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Programme StructureCourses included:
- Introduction to Music
- History of Rock and Roll
- History of Jazz
- Basics of Singing
- Applied Music - Voice
- Applied Music - Piano
- 48 months
- 84 months
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DisciplinesMusic View 1020 other Masters in Music in United States
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
- Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
- A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA).
International29774 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 48 months.
National29774 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State16322 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16322 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Kingston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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