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Department of Music College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 41%59%
    student ratio
  • 17
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 20%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music Education Master of Music (MM)
    • Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some, Required for some and recital
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 5
    • Accepted 1
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 1
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesdiagnostic exam, audition, bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,274.00
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino31%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMusic education, contemporary wind band literature, performance
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$7,367

Location & Contact

Department of Music

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. Lon Chaffin

Head

Phone: 575-646-2421
Fax: 575-646-8199
Email: lchaffin@nmsu.edu

Dr. James Shearer

Assistant Professor

Phone: 575-646-2601
Fax: 575-646-8199
Email: jshearer@nmsu.edu



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