Master On Campus


University of Rhode Island

48 months
29774 USD/year
29774 USD/year
16322 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Offering several options within the music performance and music education specializations, the MM in Music at the University of Rhode Island prepares students to be professional performers, conductors, composers, and music teachers.


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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Music
  • History of Rock and Roll
  • History of Jazz
  • Basics of Singing
  • Applied Music - Voice
  • Applied Music - Piano

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29774 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29774 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29774 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    16322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16322 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

University of Rhode Island


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!

Tuition fee settings