309
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Boston University / School of Music is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Musicology
(Performance Diploma) Conducting
Master of Arts (MA) Musicology
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Music education
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition and theory
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music education
Master of Music (MM) Choral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Music education

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 128
Doctoral Degrees 57
Other Advanced Degrees 10

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 Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,590
Applied
326
Accepted
101
Enrolled
21%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

309
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.24%
Black or African American 0.97%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.91%
Unknown 5.83%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Location & Contact

Address 855 Commonwealth Avenue
Room 244
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Shiela Kibbe
Director
Email: cfamusic@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-3341
Fax: 617-353-7455