Department of Music Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Department of Music Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
18
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 5
fall application deadline
13%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music History/Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Musicology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Music Education Master of Arts (MA)
    • Composition Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • 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

13% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 52
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 13
    • Enrolled 4
  • 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 January 5th January 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, musical composition or research paper, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, musical composition or research paper, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsJanuary 5
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown12%

Location & Contact

Department of Music

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Victor Coelho

Director

Phone: 617-358-0628
Fax: 617-353-7455
Email: blues@bu.edu

Melissa Riesgo

Administrative Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-6888
Fax: 617-353-7455
Email: riesgo@bu.edu


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