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

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

Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
39%
61%
student ratio
79
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
66%
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Music Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Composition Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
    • Collaborative Piano Master of Music (MM)
    • Jazz Composition/Arranging Master of Music (MM)
    • Music History Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 39
    • 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

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 87
    • Accepted 58
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 39
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students79
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Location & Contact

Department of Music and Dance

College of Humanities and Fine Arts
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Brent Auerbach

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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