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Jazz Composition

Oberlin College & Conservatory

48 months
59384 USD/year
59384 USD/year
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The Jazz Composition curriculum offered by Oberlin College & Conservatory closely follows the jazz performance course of study. All jazz composition students study with an applied studies teacher on their principal instrument.


Students in the Jazz Composition program at Oberlin College & Conservatory begin the sequence of courses in private composition in their first year and explore a variety of styles and idioms.

Jazz composition study culminates with the public presentation of original works for jazz ensembles of various sizes on students’ junior and senior recitals.

Oberlin Jazz Ensemble

  • The Oberlin Jazz Ensemble features jazz as well as classical performance majors. 
  • The group performs in Finney Chapel during the academic year and appears at college festivals throughout the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Jazz Theory
  • Basic Arranging/Composition Techniques
  • Composition Class 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Music Teacher Recommendations
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report
  • Standardized Test Results
  • Digital Photo
  • Passport Photo Page
  • Confidential Transfer Report
  • Certification of Finances
  • Financial Aid Documents
  • Music Theory Exam

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59384 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    59384 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59384 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Oberlin

1070 - 1765 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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