• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
South Orange, NJ, United States
Students majoring in Music program offered by Seton Hall University are mentored to excel in their chosen fields through teaching that encourages thoughtful engagement and critical thinking. The music curriculum serves a diverse constituency while maintaining the highest standards in each discipline and is informed by the interdisciplinary collaboration afforded in a liberal arts setting.
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Students majoring in Music may choose to focus their studies in a variety of specializations, including: Music Performance, Musical Theatre, Sound Production and Engineering, or Music Education for students with a declared major in the College of Education and Human Services on their path toward teaching certification.


  • Our curriculum features a range of courses in music history, theory, technology, and conducting, as well as private vocal and instrumental lessons. Our ensembles (choirs, bands, orchestra, jazz ensemble) afford students performing opportunities ranging from regular appearances at the South Orange Performing Arts Center to highlight concerts at venues like Carnegie Hall and NJPAC, and our dedicated Music Technology Lab offers students on-campus experience with a wide array of professional music production software and equipment. 
  • Juries, workshops, recitals, and musical theater presentations throughout the academic year offer opportunities for solo performing. Students at Seton Hall University are given exposure to leading professional artists through regular concert and workshops presentations of the Classical Concert Series and Jazz 'n the Hall.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • History of Western Musical Styles
  • Theory of Music
  • Aural Skills
  • Private Piano Instruction
  • Private Woodwinds Instruction
  • Private Percussion Instruction

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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