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Department of Music College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 33%67%
    student ratio
  • 18
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Orchestral Studies Certificate
    • Music Master of Arts (MA)
    • Composition/Theory Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Education Master of Music (MM)
    • Jazz Performance Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
    • Conducting 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? No
    • 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 and oral examination (for some programs), recital with program notes (for some programs)
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 16
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesdiagnostic exam in theory and history, undergraduate degree in same field as desired field of graduate study or equivalent in course work, and private study, or experience; audition/interview
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesundergraduate degree in same field as desired field of graduate study or equivalent in course work, private study, or experience; audition/interview
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

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 awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native7%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTeacher training, pedagogy, musicology, composition/theory, conducting/performance practice
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Music

College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Norah Duncan

Interim Chair, Department of Music

Phone: 313-577-1775
Email: norah.duncan@wayne.edu

Mr. Danny DeRose

Academic Services Officer II

Phone: 313-577-1783
Email: danny.derose@wayne.edu



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