48 months
39850 USD/year
39850 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Belmont University offers a Bachelor of Music degree with a major in Commercial Music. The program is built on a foundation of Classical, Jazz and Blues to enhance the study of more contemporary styles of music such as bluegrass, jazz, pop, R&B, rock, and more. 


Established in 1979, this program is the oldest, accredited program of its kind in the nation. 


  • Within the Commercial Music major at Belmont University, students may choose from five different emphasis areas: Performance, Songwriting, Composition & Arranging, Music Business, and Music Technology. 
  • Students in the Commercial Music program study with professors not only in the School of Music, but also in the Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Orchestration 
  • Commercial Music Analysis 
  • Contemporary Arranging
  • Advanced Contemporary Arranging

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


132 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Transcript Evaluation
  • Submit SAT/ACT Scores
  • Submit a Counselor Recommendation
  • Demonstrate English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39850 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    39850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39850 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Nashville

1183 - 2197 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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