48 months
39900 USD/year
39900 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Jazz Studies program of Capital University is one of the longest established jazz programs in the nation, having been first introduced in 1976. Since that time, the degree has produced countless outstanding musicians who have achieved success as performers, educators and in other areas of the music industry.


The Jazz Studies program of Capital University interfaces with other parts of Capital’s contemporary studies curriculum, including studies in music industry, music technology, composition and music business, reflecting the integrated nature of today’s music scene. 

Capital’s program features large ensembles and small group jazz experiences, as well as special ensembles in other contemporary areas, allowing you to leverage your jazz skills along with music technology and composition. You will also be encouraged to participate in traditional and world music ensembles to balance your interests and prepare you for the myriad changes in music and styles as you go forward.

What our graduates do

  • Our graduates are successful in all areas of the music business – from performing with international acts to managing well-known artists in every genre…from working in arts organizations to music production houses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Small Jazz Ensemble
  • Small Jazz Groups
  • American Pop Music/Jazz Theory
  • Jazz Improvisation
  • Class Jazz/Contemporary Keyboard
  • Jazz Styles and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • ongoing admission for national


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your online application, or complete the Common Application.
  • Official external examination results
  • Official high school transcripts (Please submit original or certified copies of the records in the original language and of English translations of the records. Photocopies or facsimiles will not be accepted.) 
  • Official post-secondary education record. If you are transferring to Capital University from a university in the United States, you will need to submit your official college record/transcript in a sealed envelope. 
  • For international students currently on an I-20 from another U.S school, you will need to provide a copy of the front and back of an I-20 form, visa page, and other immigration documents (form I-20 or DS-2019, etc). 
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score report.
  • For F-1 visa students, proof of funds to study in the form of current bank statements or an Affidavit of Support (PDF).
  • Photocopy of your passport identification page.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39900 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    39900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39900 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 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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