Music Education, Bachelor | Northwestern University | Evanston, United States
48 months
62391 USD/year
62391 USD/year
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Northwestern University has been in the forefront of Music Education for decades, producing literally thousands of teachers that can be found throughout the world.


Flexible programs offer a wide array of coursework as well as options for double majors, added certification, and many opportunities for independent study. 


  • Classes  in the Music Education program from Northwestern University are small so that students receive individual attention from faculty who are vitally interested in issues of creative and critical thinking, philosophically based education, student-centered learning, issues of social context, and music technology.

Programme Structure


  • Northwestern's undergraduate program offers distinct advantages. Not only does its high standards far exceed state and national requirements, but the quarter system allows for more courses and experiences in four years than are generally found in other programs. 
  • Students frequently elect to double major in music education and performance, and can complete the double major in four years. 
  • Collaborations with over 60 schools in the Chicago area provide many opportunities for practice teaching, Every methods-based course includes weekly experiences in area K-12 schools. Job placement each year is 100%. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Apply Coalition with Scoir*
  • Official secondary school transcript and school report
  • Counselor recommendation
  • At least one teacher recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores (OPTIONAL for 2022-23 cycle, for more details see FAQ)†
  • Official proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    62391 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 62391 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    62391 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 62391 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Evanston

1100 - 1500 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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