Master On Campus

Music Performance

DePaul University

24 months
913 USD/credit 21912 USD/year
913 USD/credit 21912 USD/year
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The Music Performance program from DePaul University prepares students for professional music careers in a supportive, collegial environment. 


The Program

  • Graduate students study with highly celebrated performers who are committed to teaching excellence.  
  • The Music Performance program from DePaul University consists of applied lessons, ensembles, core studies in music theory/history and research, and related studies.  
  • The Master of Music degree is a two year program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Techniques
  • Music Research
  • Jazz History
  • History of the Oratorio
  • Medieval Music 
  • Renaissance Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application and Fee: Apply online and submit a $40 application fee.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Admission Examinations: Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Language Proficiency for International Students
  • Essay Questions: All applicants must complete at least one essay question, preferably 300 to 500 words in length, explaining their personal/professional interest in the program to which they are applying.
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Interview
  • Live entrance audition (for Performance and Jazz Studies students)
  • Composition portfolio (for Jazz Studies Composition and Composition students)
  • Teaching philosophy statement and live interview (for Music Education Students)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 913 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 913 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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.

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