Bachelor On Campus

Music Theory

Baldwin Wallace University

48 months
37380 USD/year
37380 USD/year
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We offer a bachelor degree in Music Theory at the Baldwin Wallace University. The analytical, comprehensive study of music theory offers rewarding opportunities to explore and understand the structures and relationships within musical compositions.


Baldwin Wallace University offers a rigorous, theoretical and practical study in Music Theory. It provides outstanding preparation for graduate school.

Through your studies, you'll gain technical, professional and artistic skills. You'll receive individual attention and faculty mentoring. The faculty-student ratio is 7:1.

In your senior year, you'll complete in-depth scholarly research and accompanying work reflective of graduate-level studies. You'll also participate in a practicum offering professional leadership opportunities. These impressive experiences have helped BW students gain admittance to top graduate programs.

BW Conservatory faculty are established professionals with real-world experience, impressive credentials and networking connections.

Career Opportunities

Many music theory students pursue graduate degrees. You'll receive excellent preparation through BW's liberal arts-focused curriculum and Conservatory of Music coursework and practical experiences. Career possibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Composer
  • Arranger
  • Professor

Programme Structure


  • Rigorous coursework coupled with intensive and extensive practical experiences provide comprehensive learning.
  • Through your studies, you'll learn to employ analytical methods and modes of inquiry similar to those used in other disciplines – language, literary criticism, mathematics and psychology.
  • Music theory offers an outstanding foundation for graduate school. It can be studied as a single major or companion field of study for a double major or minor. 

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

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37380 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37380 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Berea

1575 - 2739 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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