Department of Music Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Department of Music Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Waltham, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
43
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Musicology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Composition And Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 106
    • Accepted 32
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesresume, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript(s), statement of purpose, and writing sample, exam and examples of original work (for composition and theory applicants)
    • Doctoral's Degreesresume, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript(s), statement of purpose, and writing sample, exam and examples of original work (for composition and theory applicants)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Full-time Percentage98%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown33%

Location & Contact

Department of Music

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Prof. Mary Ray

Chair

Phone: 781-736-3311
Email: ray@brandeis.edu

Mr. Mark Kagan

Senior Academic Administrator

Phone: 781-736-3311
Email: kagan@brandeis.edu


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