School of Music Boston University

School of Music Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
309
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
1 Department and Program
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Conducting Performance Diploma [Performance ]
    • Music Education Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Music Education ]
      Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) [Music Education ]
      Master of Music (MM) [Music Education ]
    • Composition And Theory Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) [Composition ]
    • Musicology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Choral Conducting Master of Music (MM) [Performance ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 128
    • Doctoral Degrees 57
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 10
    • * 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 Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 Foreign Languages and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,590
    • Accepted 326
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 101
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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 awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students309
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students309
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian34%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student52%

Location & Contact

School of Music

Boston University

855 Commonwealth Avenue Room 244
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Shiela Kibbe

Director

Phone: 617-353-3341
Fax: 617-353-7455
Email: cfamusic@bu.edu

Katie Luellen

Director of Admissions

Phone: 617-353-3341
Email: arts@bu.edu


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