48 months
22856 USD/year
22856 USD/year
10586 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Composition from Lamar University immerses you in the cultural study of music, composition, performance techniques, education, history, and more. Here, you can sing in a chorus, go to a live performance, compose an original piece, enjoy music of various genres and play your instruments.


Composition from Lamar University suit your talents and professional goals by choosing a concentration in performance, composition or music education through applied studies of your chosen instrument, ensemble performance, music theory, history, literature and current trends.


As a composition major, you have many options open to you upon graduation, depending on the areas in which you network and perform during your studies; we highly recommend further graduate and even postgraduate study to take you to the heights of your career as a professional composer. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition 
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Choral
  • Opera

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants should submit materials as soon as possible to allow time for visa interview appointments at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate.


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


128 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application through ApplyTexas.
  • Submit your Academic Transcript(s) and/or Transcript Evaluations.
  • Submit an evaluation of your foreign high school transcripts 
  • Submit Test Scores (if applicable)
  • Submit Proof of English Proficiency
  • If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11428 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    22856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11428 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10586 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5293 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Beaumont

882 - 1634 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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