Out-of-state: $24,300 (per year). New England residents may qualify for tuition breaks. See details and other costs
May include scholarships, grants, & work-study. Explore aid
No fee to apply. SAT & ACT scores optional. Audition required. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines
Diverse career paths
Students prepare for careers in music technology, recording, songwriting, or musicology and also pursue roles in music therapy and arts management. Our program will also prepare you to continue with graduate studies in music.
Scholarships for Music majors
We offer Merit Scholarships as well as scholarships specifically for Music majors. Keep in mind that there are deadlines for all scholarship opportunities. Be sure to apply and audition by each respective deadline.
Faculty of distinguished performers
We offer a personalized and opportunity-based approach to educating musicians, featuring a faculty of distinguished performers (nationally and internationally), teachers, scholars, and mentors with experience in all styles of music.
Build a thorough understanding of music and its relationship to contemporary society, including history and theory. Curriculum covers music theory, sight singing and aural skills, music history, and piano. Our flexible program allows you to also explore the arts and sciences.
Do you live in New England?
You may be eligible for a special reduced tuition rate, as part of the New England Regional Student Program (RSP).
Talent of the highest caliber
In order to be accepted into the Osher School of Music and join a group of other talented musicians, students must first audition as part of the application process.
Our performance season
Attend and engage in our Faculty Concert Series; the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra; Scholarship Gala; Chamber Singers; University Chorale; Concert Band; our annual musical; opera; ensembles of jazz, vocal jazz, winds, and composers; as well as student recitals, masterclasses and performances by internationally known guest musicians.