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Conservatory of Music and Dance University of Missouri-Kansas City

  • Kansas City, MO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 45%55%
    student ratio
  • 208
    total students
  • $6,073 | $15,680
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 13 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Conducting Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Composition Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Music Education (MME)
    • Music Master of Arts (MA)
    • Music Therapy Master of Arts (MA)
    • Music Theory Master of Music (MM)
    • Musicology Master of Music (MM)
    • Music History And Literature Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 42
    • Doctoral Degrees 21
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 7
    • * 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 364
    • Accepted 157
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 75
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 in major, auditions (for MM in performance)
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum graduate GPA of 3.5, auditions (for DMA in performance), portfolio of compositions
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$6,073
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,680
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students208
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students208
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Full-time Percentage68%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty88
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchElectro-acoustic composition, affective music responses, American music theatre, Russian choral music, music therapy and Alzheimer's
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Conservatory of Music and Dance

University of Missouri-Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
United States

Peter Witte

Dean

Phone: 816-235-2731
Fax: 816-235-5265
Email: wittep@umkc.edu

William Everett

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

Phone: 816-235-2857
Fax: 816-235-5264
Email: everettw@umkc.edu



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