School of Music Boston University

School of Music Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
377
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 3
fall application deadline
34%
acceptance rate
1 Department and Program
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Historical Performance Artist Diploma
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Opera Performance Certificate
    • Conducting Performance Diploma
    • Collaborative Piano Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
    • Composition And Theory Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
    • Music Education Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
    • Choral Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Theory Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 165
    • Doctoral Degrees 33
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,027
    • Accepted 359
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 111
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 3rd December 3rd Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students377
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students377
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown9%

Location & Contact

School of Music

Boston University

855 Commonwealth Avenue Room 244
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Richard Cornell

Interim Director

Phone: 617-353-3341
Fax: 617-353-7455
Email: cfamusic@bu.edu

Shaun Ramsay

Assistant Director, Admissions and Student Affairs

Phone: 617-353-3341
Email: arts@bu.edu


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