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29026 USD/year
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About

Music from Cleveland State University (CSU) offers specializations in Composition, Music Education, Performance. As well as two post-graduate programs: Professional Studies in Music Performance Certificate Program, K-12 Multiage License in Music Education – Post Baccalaureate Non-Degree Program.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Music from Cleveland State University (CSU)   i is an excellent foundation for doctoral study. Students have gone on to careers in composition, arranging, conducting, choral music, electronic music, musicology, criticism, performance, library science, and teaching at the university level and in elementary and secondary schools. Cleveland State students have won awards for international study and have received appointments overseas. The music program attracts international students, as well as students from across the United States.

Department

The School of Music offers outstanding facilities. A state-of-the-art building houses two performance halls, three large rehearsal halls, two chamber music rehearsal rooms, four electronic music/computer laboratories, and dozens of practice and specialized teaching spaces. Cleveland is one of the most outstanding centers for music in the United States. Our students have the opportunity to study with members of The Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square Theatre Orchestra, Akron Symphony, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, a GRAMMY® Award-Winning Pianist, and more.

Programme Structure

Music programs include:

  • Master of Music in Composition
  • Master of Music in Performance
  • Master of Music in Music Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An audition is required prior to admission for all students intending to earn the Master of Music in performance. In the audition, which should be fifteen minutes or longer, the student must demonstrate performance proficiency with some stylistic breadth. An audiotape or videotape may be provided in lieu of an in-person audition, with prior approval of the head of the appropriate performance area.
    • Transcripts of academic work and degree certificates from each college/university attended. All school records should be submitted in the original language and should be accompanied by a certified English translation.
    • Proof of having met at least one of the English language proficiency requirements. CSU offers students the following choices to prove English language proficiency
    • Successful completion of CSU's IELP (Intensive English Language Program) Advanced Level, with a grade of 80% or better

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14513 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13145 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7675 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Cleveland

980 - 1620 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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