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Music, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1121 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
As a student in the TCU School of Music, you’ll excel and grow as an artist in a program that is large enough to provide a wealth of musical opportunities, yet small enough to guarantee a personalized musical education. 
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Overview

TCU’s NASM-accredited Music program prepares students to become future teachers, performers, scholars, conductors, and composers.

  • Become the best performer you can be; study under the guidance and encouragement of a world-class faculty; experience a wide range of musical styles by attending hundreds of concerts and master classes; deepen your understanding of all repertoires; and open your ears to new sounds and experiences.
  • Contribute to Fort Worth culture by performing in large ensemble, chamber recitals, and studio recitals, and at theaters, clubs, and churches throughout the Metroplex.
  • Travel and play music around the world in places such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Italy, Austria, and Indonesia.
  • Experience truly world-class musical study and experiences in an environment small enough to ensure personal attention.

Accreditation

NASM-accredited

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 include:

  • Music Theory and Ear Training
  • Music History
  • Studio Lessons (instruments and or voice)
  • Instrumental/Voice Pedagogy
  • Large Ensembles and Chamber Music

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Your application for admission
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Your Essay
  • Counselor evaluation / recommendation (or secondary school report)
  • Teacher evaluation / recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • International students in schools where English is not the language of instruction may substitute the TOEFL or IELTS (unless requesting a scholarship).
  • Official college transcripts from each institution attended
  • Your Early Decision Agreement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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