48 months
29458 USD/year
29458 USD/year
12996 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Music program of Rutgers University is available through the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS). Students enrolled in SAS must also complete its core and a minor.


About the Program

Students enrolled in the School of Business, the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and the School of Engineering may complete the major in music in addition to their school of enrollment.

The Music program of Rutgers University requires students to complete 41 credits in music through Mason Gross School of the Arts. Students gain a strong understanding of fundamentals of music within the context of a broad education across multiple disciplines. To declare the BA in music, students must complete basic courses in music theory.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Technology
  • Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Music History
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Special Studies in Music History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29458 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14729 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29458 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14729 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6498 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 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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