Join one of the fastest growing music programs on the East Coast! Whether you are a vocalist or instrumentalist, we have a place for you. The Coastal Carolina University Department of Music is a fully-accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Undergraduate degree options: Performance, Music Education, Commercial Music and Jazz, General Studies. Graduate degree options: Music Technology, Music Teaching. Scholarships are available for all of our degree options!!
CCU music students receive professional music training, with small class sizes to give individualized attention and numerous performance opportunities. Our diverse and talented faculty provide artist level instruction to all of our students. We embrace technology; and our robust, innovative curriculum prepares all of our graduates to be on the cutting-edge of contemporary music culture.
Due to our location, just minutes from one of largest beach resort areas on the East Coast, CCU students have access to hundreds of professional performing and teaching opportunities in our community. The school’s convenient location allows current students to get valuable real-world experience, better preparing them for life after CCU.
Our Student Experience
- Lower tuition than most college music schools
- Diverse large and small ensemble offerings
- Small class sizes offering individualized instruction
- The opportunity to work with experienced and diverse faculty
- Unique study abroad opportunities
- Professional teaching opportunities
- Real world performing experiences
- State of the art recording facilities
Current CCU music graduates are: Broadway performers, music industry professionals, audio engineers, software developers, public school educators, music producers, studio managers, collegiate educators, composers, conductors, orchestral musicians, military band musicians, graduate teaching assistants in prestigious music programs, church music directors, singer-songwriters, orchestra managers, marketing specialists, choreographers, music retailers, web designers, sound technicians, business professionals, private studio teachers, non-profit arts professionals, instrument technicians, piano accompanists, education administrators and much more!