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Simpson University's Music major is designed to provide professional preparation for a number of musically related professions: composition, performance (voice, piano, or another instrument), and worship ministry.

About

This Music major at Simpson University is designed for students who would like to pursue a music degree but are not seeking preparation for the music professions of performance or church music.

Learning Outcomes

  • Artistic synthesis: Students will be able to relate a wide range of music proficiencies to a culminating or capstone artistic endeavor.
  • Performance skill

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance Ensemble
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Basic Conducting
  • Music Theory
  • Music Theory Lab
  • Music History 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • 3.0 minimum unweighted High School GPA
  • 910 SAT score (Math and Critical Reading combined) OR 17 ACT composite score
  • Must have graduated from high school or earned an equivalent (GED)
International Students
  • Submit your online application ($35 non-refundable application fee)
  • Submit a spiritual reference (online or by paper)
  • Submit official secondary or high school transcripts
  • Submit official ACT, SAT, or TOEFL score
  • SAT: Minimum of 401 on critical reading section
  • ACT: Minimum of 16 on English section
  • TOEFL: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 79 internet-based
  • Submit official college transcripts (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31180 USD/year
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  • National

    31180 USD/year
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Living costs for Redding

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
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Funding

Simpson University institutional aid is given as scholarships to undergraduate students based on academic merit, talent, personal or family involvement in Christian ministry, and high levels of need as determined by the FAFSA. Institutional aid requirements must be met in order for a student to receive any of the institutional scholarships listed below.

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