12 months
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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The Music program of The University of Akron is offered by the School of Music with options in music education, performance, composition, theory, music history and literature, and accompanying.


Key facts:

  • The student that want to apply to the Music program of The University of Akron should consult with the coordinator of Graduate Studies in Music for additional information regarding the individualized nature of each option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Musicology
  • Music Software Survey and Use
  • Advanced Conducting: Instrumental
  • Studies Choral Literature I: Medieval/Renaissance
  • Music Education Jury
  • Foundations & Principles of Music Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Audition
  •  Bachelor's degree: A minimum of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree or international equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Grades: Minimum 2.75 GPA, based on a 4-point scale
  • Additional program requirements: Please refer to the academic department for information regarding admissions requirements for specific academic programs. All of these various scores must be official scores; no photocopies.
  • Qualifying examinations
  •  Transcripts: Submit official transcripts by mail from all previous institutions. International students have additional transcript requirements.
  • Letters of Recommendation are not required of all applicants. Please ask your academic department about letter-of-recommendation requirements for your academic program.
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL/IETLS) for students whose native language is not English
  • Additional program-specific requirements and deadlines

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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