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Bienen School of Music Graduate Programs

Tuition and fees for Graduates listed here are for 2013 – 14. Increases should be expected in subsequent years.

For tuition purposes the term course refers to course credit. Some course offerings carry more than one course credit
Tuition Charges Amount
Non-refundable tuition deposit
  • The deposit is applied to charges on your first tuition and fees bill.
$200
Full-time Tuition
  • Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter
$15,040/quarter
(3 – 5 courses)
Excess Course Charge
  • Charge is for courses that are taken in excess of the quarterly load (more than 5 courses)
$5,352/course
Part-time Tuition
  • Tuition is billed on the first invoice for each quarter
$5,352/course
Continuation Course Tuition Varies by course:
  • 480 Master in Music Recital Continuation
$1,165/quarter
  • 488 Master in Music Resident Master's Study
$5,014/quarter
  • 507, 508, 509 (beginning 7th quarter after initial registration in DMus Program)
$369/quarter
  • 510, 511, 512 (beginning 10th quarter after initial registration in DMus Program)
$738/quarter
  • 513, 514, 515 (beginning 13th quarter after initial registration in DMus Program)
$1,107/quarter
  • 516, 517, 518 (beginning 16th quarter after initial registration in DMus Program)
$1,476/quarter
  • 519, 520, 521 (beginning 19th quarter after initial registration in DMus Program)
$1,845/quarter
  • 575 Certificate Recital Continuation
$1,165/quarter
  • 588 Resident Certificate Study
$5,014/quarter
Employee educational assistance
  • Most university faculty and staff members are eligible for reduced tuition.
  • University faculty and staff members must complete the Application for Faculty and Staff Reduced Tuition and return it to the Benefits Division of Human Resources.
Varies (See Employee Educational Assistance and Tuition Plans for more information)