Bachelor On Campus


Rutgers University

48 months
29458 USD/year
29458 USD/year
12996 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At the Music program of Rutgers University, students in performance and jazz are trained for professional careers as performers and educators.


About the Program

Students in music education graduate with certification to teach music in New Jersey public schools and receive extensive training in an instrument or voice. All four undergraduate areas provide rigorous instruction in music theory and history, as well as performance/composition, and are complemented by core requirements in the liberal arts. The Music program of Rutgers University offers the following concentrations:

  • Bachelor of music degree in music education
  • Bachelor of music degree in performance
  • Bachelor of music degree in jazz studies
  • Bachelor of music degree in composition

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory
  • Jazz Theory
  • Keyboard Harmony for Jazz Majors
  • Aural Skills
  • Ethnomusicology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29458 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14729 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29458 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14729 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6498 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 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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