12 months
2432 USD/credit 80256 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 53724 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 53724 USD/year
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The Master of Music Performance from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette provides all music students with the academic and performing skills requisite for professional or continued academic work.


To develop professional and scholarly competence in performance. 

Key Features 

  • This Music Performance program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has provided the School of Music with a community of advanced students in the area of performance (both classical and jazz styles) who function as role models for the undergraduates. Interaction and exchange of ideas between the graduate students and faculty is highly encouraged. 
  • The School of Music also has flexibility in tailoring the graduate program to meet the needs and interests of the graduate students. Illustrating this flexibility is the performance concentration in both the classical and jazz styles with the wealth of available performance opportunities through ensemble participation, studio, and recital work.

Programme Structure

  • Students are closely mentored by the Graduate Coordinator and by the chair of the Graduate Committee. The graduate committee remains the same for the final project, thesis, or recital. 
  • The graduate committee also serves for the final written/oral exams and gives a cohesiveness of study for each graduate student. In addition, Graduate Assistants are observed by faculty and written reports are submitted to the Graduate Coordinator in terms of their instructional duties along with suggestions for improvement. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university. Learn more about how to provide proof of degree.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant. Learn more about who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    80256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    53724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    53724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lafayette

925 - 1320 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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