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Music, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The curriculum requires 45 semester hours in music and allows time to complete a second major in another department. Each concentration maintains a common core of music theory, music history, piano and applied study.

Many Bluffton music graduates have gone on to complete master's and doctoral degrees.

Because Bluffton is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music and an All-Steinway School, you can be assured that you will receive a quality musical education. Bluffton's music department is unique from other liberal arts schools in that:

  • Our music education program is highly respected, with strong connections to area public school music programs.
  • We offer opportunities for performance to all Bluffton students, beginning in their first year, in both vocal and instrumental ensembles.
  • Yoder Recital Hall
  • An active Ohio Collegiate Music Education Chapter
  • Private lessons in voice, keyboard, wind, percussion and stringed instruments are available for credit and are open to all students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Music
  • Aural Skills
  • Music Theory
  • Music History
  • Music Seminar 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    64

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Guidance counselor recommendation
  • Official ACT or SAT score (at this time we do not require the writing portion of either test; SAT score is a combination of the critical reading and math sections)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33286 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33286 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bluffton

  • 910 - 1480 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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