2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Music Degrees

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The most inexpensive schools for obtaining an online bachelor's degree in music can be found on this list. Students can pursue a Bachelor of Music in General Studies at #1-ranked University of the Cumberlands for only $6,368. Valley City State University, ranked #3, offers both a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Music for $8,070. University of Maine at Augusta ranks #4, offering six different degree options for $8,730.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 University of the Cumberlands $6,368
#2 #2 The Baptist College of Florida $6,900
#3 #3 Valley City State University $8,070
#4 #4 University of Maine at Augusta $8,730
#5 #5 Washington State University $11,329
#6 #6 Judson College $15,840
#7 #7 Berklee College of Music $20,958
#8 #8 University of Michigan-Flint $21,786
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  • Annual Tuition: $6,368
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Music Appreciation; Music Ensemble or Band; World Music

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,900
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Music History: Antiquity through Baroque; Sight Singing Ear Training I; Technology for Music Ministry; Technology for the Music Classroom
  • Annual Tuition: $8,070
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 98%
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Music; Art and Music; Creative Performance; Ensemble; Music History & Literature; World Music

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,730
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Music Synthesis; Instrumental Conducting and Rehearsal Techniques; Jazz History; Methods of Teaching Music; Modern Concepts in Jazz Improvisation; Music Business
  • Annual Tuition: $11,329
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Example Classes:
    Materials and Structures of Music; Native Music of North America; Survey of Music Literature; Women in Music
  • Annual Tuition: $15,840
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Example Classes:
    Form and Analysis; Keyboard Literature; Music History; Sight Singing/Ear Training; Vocal Pedagogy

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  • Annual Tuition: $20,958
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 34%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Melody, Harmony, Rhythm; Arranging: Advanced Horn Writing; Blues and Rock Keyboard Techniques; Contemporary Vocal Arranging; Ear Training for Live Performance; Reharmonization Techniques
  • Annual Tuition: $21,786
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Example Classes:
    University Chorale; University Orchestra; Wind Symphony

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