Music - Composition, Master | University of Northern Colorado | Greeley, United States
12 months
1217 USD/credit 40161 USD/year
1217 USD/credit 40161 USD/year
649 USD/credit 21417 USD/year
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Develop your musical talent and deepen your musical understanding with the Music - Composition degree program from University of Northern Colorado.


The Music - Composition degree program from University of Northern Colorado provides innovative, 21st-century training for doctoral studies and careers in arranging and composing. UNC offers excellent opportunities to showcase original compositions through performances of your work. In addition, you’ll develop superior aural skills, while deepening your understanding of musical form and analysis.

Our outstanding School of Music is led by distinguished faculty who have achieved career success in composition and musical scholarship. 

They’ll encourage you academically and artistically, providing a supportive environment in which to develop your creative voice. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art sound studios and technology, allowing you to work on innovative compositions and experiment with new sounds. You’ll graduate with outstanding preparation for a doctoral program or employment as a composer or in the broader field of music.

Your Future in Music Composition

Alumni from UNC’s master of music programs have an impressive track record. Our graduates have gone on to doctoral programs at leading music schools across the country, while achieving career success as composers, performers, teachers and scholars. 

The UNC School of Music enjoys national recognition for the quality of its programs, helping you compete successfully for jobs and doctoral program placements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music History
  • Individual Instruction in Composition
  • Electronic Music
  • Analytical Studies in Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts, mark sheets, graduation certificates and degree certificates from all colleges/universities attended need to be submitted in an envelope sealed by the issuing institution or local ministry of education.
  • Official transcripts from U.S. colleges/universities need to be sent to us directly from the institution’s Registrar’s office.
  • All documents issued in a foreign language must be accompanied by a certified literal and complete English translation.
  • We do not require a third-party evaluation of foreign credentials. A WES evaluation report will be accepted if the report includes a copy of the official foreign credential. We will still perform our own evaluation of the credential. We do not accept third party evaluations from other providers.
  • All documents submitted to us become the property of the Graduate School and International Admissions and will not be returned to the applicant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40161 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1217 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    40161 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1217 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21417 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 649 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Greeley

950 - 1350 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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