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Program in Musical Arts School of Music George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 30%70%
    student ratio
  • 20
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 61%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Conducting Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
    • Composition Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
    • Performance Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 18
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, master's degree in music; minimum GPA of 3.0 in master's coursework, 3.25 in courses related to field of study; 3 letters of recommendation; writing sample; audition or portfolio (depending on area of study)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,350
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,754
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,688.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Full-time Percentage40%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty40
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Location & Contact

Program in Musical Arts

School of Music
George Mason University

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Dr. Dennis Layendecker

Chair/Director

Phone: 703-993-5082
Fax: 703-993-1394
Email: dlayende@gmu.edu

Dr. Rachel Bergman

Graduate Director

Phone: 703-993-1395
Fax: 703-993-1394
Email: rbergman@gmu.edu



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