Tuition & Fees (MM & DMA)

Graduate students attending the Bienen School of Music will only be charged tuition on their student accounts—living expenses listed below are estimates only. Students are charged one rate for full-time enrollment (3 – 5 units of credit). This gives students the advantage of taking a variety of courses to supplement their musical training without additional charges.

Estimated Expenses for 2018-2019




Room & Board$14,190

Health Insurance$3,950

Other Expenses$6,900

These figures, based on average costs, include: Books and Supplies ($300), Personal Expenses ($4,800) and Transportation ($1,800)


Financial Aid

Master of Music students have the opportunity to receive partial or full tuition grants. All DMA students receive a full-tuition scholarship, stipend, and fully subsidized health insurance.