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School of Music Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 68%32%
    student ratio
  • 340
    total students
  • $42,400 | $42,400
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Collaborative Piano Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
      Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Artist Diploma
      Performance Diploma
    • Historical Performance Artist Diploma
      Master of Music (MM)
      Performance Diploma
      Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
    • Opera Performance Certificate
    • Composition Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Theory Master of Music (MM)
    • Conducting Performance Diploma
      Artist Diploma
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Musicology Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Education Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 231
    • Doctoral Degrees 30
    • 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 Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 and Required
    • 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 $70
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st 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 DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$42,400
    • Out-of-state tuition *$42,400
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students340
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students340
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Location & Contact

School of Music

Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Robert Dodson

Director

Phone: 617-353-8789
Fax: 617-353-7455
Email: rdodson@bu.edu

Shaun Ramsay

Assistant Director, Admissions and Student Affairs

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



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