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Applied Music Studies & Fees


There may be a fee associated with music studies – below is a list of fees:

Applied Music Fee

This fee is assessed for any student enrolling in an applied lesson, regardless of major.  Applied music fees are $250 for two credit hours and $125 for one credit hour.  These fees are assessed each semester of enrollment.

Instrument Rental

Students choosing to use a university owned instrument will be charged a small fee to assist with the maintenance of the instrument.  Instrumental rental fees may vary; for more information, please see Dr. Hayes Bunch, Director of Bands, or contact him at

Locker Rental

Student lockers are available to music students in the Etherredge Center.  Rental for a locker is $25 per academic year.


All tests administered by ETS required for the Bachelor of Arts – Major in Music Education have associated fees.  Costs for each test are available at or you may learn more about the PRAXIS Exams required for Music Education on the USCA School of Education website –  


The Etherredge Center
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
P: (803) 641-3305

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday : 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Friday : 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday : Closed

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