24 months
30100 USD/year
30100 USD/year
15626 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Music Performance at Winthrop University provides a general music education within a liberal arts setting. Students acquire and expand their knowledge of musicianship and performance which serve to develop their creative and musical potentials.


Music Performance at Winthrop University offers nationally accredited music programs that provide students with opportunities to explore their intellectual and creative potentials through liberal arts, music education, and Music Performance degrees to prepare them for a life of professional, academic, and community service.

At the culmination of applied study, near the end of the degree program, and at least two weeks prior to final examinations, the student will present a full recital of least 50 minutes performance as part of the degree requirements. Students meeting degree performance requirements must be enrolled for applied music study in the semester or term in which the recital is given.

Mission Statement

Winthrop University provides personalized and challenging undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs of national caliber within a context dedicated to public service to the nation and to the State of South Carolina. Winthrop's longtime commitment to be among the very best institutions of its kind in the nation continually guides the mission of the university.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Music Performance
  • Music Theory
  • Music Education 
  • Music History 
  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The online Graduate School application with the non-refundable application fee.
  • Official transcript(s) from all institutions attended for undergraduate and graduate coursework. Transcript must be sent directly to Winthrop's Graduate School office from the issuing institution(s). We cannot accept transcripts (even sealed, official transcripts) from individuals.
  • Have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Submit an acceptable score on the verbal and quantitative sections of the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination*, the Miller's Analogy Test (MAT), or the PRAXIS II Examination in music education; 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15050 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    30100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15050 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7813 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Rock Hill

1024 - 1781 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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