Music - Vocal Performance

University of Northern Colorado

12 months
1150 USD/credit
1150 USD/credit
615 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Develop professional skills to advance your technique and your career with the Music - Vocal Performance program from University of Northern Colorado.

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The Music - Vocal Performance program from University of Northern Colorado offers first-rate career preparation for performers. You’ll get one-on-one guidance and mentorship from exceptional faculty who have national reputations as artists, scholars and educators. Our voice department stands out for its high standards and friendly, supportive environment. You’ll have the encouragement you need to take risks and push your talent to its full potential.

Perennially ranked among the nation’s best music schools, UNC has a diverse voice program that runs the full gamut of genres and styles. We stage two full operas with orchestra every year, run four choruses that provide performance opportunities, and offer you chances to perform in a wide variety of styles. You’ll also get hands-on training in vocal pedagogy to round out your skills and prepare you to teach in a studio or pursue doctoral studies.

Your Future in Vocal Performance

UNC’s voice program includes one-of-a-kind opportunities to build experience that can jump-start your career. First and foremost, you’ll work with faculty who are highly accomplished, artistically active and devoted to providing you with strong mentorship and professional guidance. In addition, UNC pairs high-level musicianship with advanced expertise in education. You’ll develop first-rate skills both as an artist and as a teacher, giving you multiple career pathways.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vocal Pedagogy
  • Opera History and Literature
  • French / Italian Art Songs
  • Introduction to Musical Scholarship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Graduate applicants are expected to meet a 3.0 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport
  • All doctoral programs and some master’s, certificate and licensure programs require letters of recommendation.
  • Some graduate programs require supplemental application materials.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1150 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1150 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1150 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1150 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Music - Vocal Performance
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