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Bienen School of Music

Tuition

Tuition and fees are shown below. Additionally, be sure to check out Common Fees and Payment Due Dates.

Tuition (full-time)$18,969/quarter

Students taking three to five units.

Tuition (part-time)$6,749/unit

Students taking fewer than 3 units.

Tuition (excess course)$6,749/unit

Charged when taking more than five units. 

Tuition (continuous courses)varies by course (see below)

  • 480 Master's Recital Continuation: $1,447/unit
  • 507, 508, 509 Continuous Registration: $205/unit
  • 510, 511, 512 Continuous Registration: $205/unit
  • 513, 514, 515 Continuous Registration: $255/unit
  • 516, 517, 518 Continuous Registration: $335/unit
  • 519, 520, 521 Continuous Registration: $440/unit

NU-SHIP Annual Premium$4,386/year

All degree-seeking students are required to have health insurance coverage either through the Northwestern All degree-seeking students are required to have health insurance coverage either through the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan or the student’s own health insurance carrier. Students who take no action will default to the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan and be charged accordingly. See Student Health Insurance and Annual NU-SHIP Enrollment/Waiver Process for more information.

Tuition (full-time)$18,969/quarter

Students taking three to five units.

Tuition (part-time)$6,749/unit

Students taking fewer than 3 units.

Tuition (excess course)$6,749/unit

Charged when taking more than five units. 

Tuition (continuous courses)varies by course (see below)

  • 480 Master's Recital Continuation: $1,447/unit
  • 507, 508, 509 Continuous Registration: $205/unit
  • 510, 511, 512 Continuous Registration: $205/unit
  • 513, 514, 515 Continuous Registration: $255/unit
  • 516, 517, 518 Continuous Registration: $335/unit
  • 519, 520, 521 Continuous Registration: $440/unit

NU-SHIP Annual Premium$4,170/year

All degree-seeking students are required to have health insurance coverage either through the Northwestern All degree-seeking students are required to have health insurance coverage either through the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan or the student’s own health insurance carrier. Students who take no action will default to the Northwestern University/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan and be charged accordingly. See Student Health Insurance and Annual NU-SHIP Enrollment/Waiver Process for more information.