• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Academic requirements include courses in music theory, ear training, music history, and the humanities. BM students perform solo recitals in the junior and senior years. Students completing this program are prepared for graduate study at the master’s level or for employment within the profession.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The deadline - February 1, 2019.

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

Programme Structure

For more information visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor of Music applicants: Attended at least four years of secondary school in an English-language institution.
  • Bachelor of Music applicants with a TOEFL score below 79 may be admitted to Colburn’s Performance Diploma program. Applicants then have the option of remaining in the PD program for four years or be tested to matriculate into the BM program after one year. 
  • International students coming to the Colburn Conservatory of Music can obtain the Student Visa (F-1 Visa) only after applying to the school, receiving and accepting an offer of acceptance, returning all necessary documentation (including proof of finances), and paying the enrollment deposit. At that point, the school will issue you a Form I-20

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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