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Department of Music College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

  • Buffalo, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 38%62%
    student ratio
  • 66
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 80%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Contemporary Music Advanced Certificate
    • Music Composition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Historical Musicology And Music Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Music History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Music Theory Master of Arts (MA)
    • Music Performance Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 47
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesaudition (MM), compositions, writing sample(s), and essay, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, compositions, writing sample(s), and essay, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesaudition (Advanced Certificate in Contemporary Performance)
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students66
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students66
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown24%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage54%
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMusic composition, music theory, historical musicology, concert performance, contemporary music
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Music

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

220 Baird Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Prof. Jeffrey Stadelman

Chairperson

Phone: 716-645-0639
Fax: 716-645-3824
Email: stadelm@buffalo.edu

Mrs. Karen Sausner

Director of Student Programs

Phone: 716-645-2758
Fax: 716-645-6196
Email: ksausner@buffalo.edu



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