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Department of Music and Dance College of Humanities and Fine Arts University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • Amherst, MA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 40%60%
    student ratio
  • 78
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 57%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Collaborative Piano Master of Music (MM)
    • Jazz Composition/Arranging Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Education Master of Music (MM)
    • Music History Master of Music (MM)
    • Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Composition Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 27
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 80
    • Accepted 46
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 27
  • 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 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesplacement tests, original scores, and research, audition or tape
    • Doctoral's Degreesplacement tests, original scores, and research, audition or tape
    • 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 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Location & Contact

Department of Music and Dance

College of Humanities and Fine Arts
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Jeff Cox

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-545-0311
Fax: 413-545-2092

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

Phone: 413-545-0722
Fax: 413-577-0010
Email: gradadm@grad.umass.edu



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