42
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Brigham Young University / School of Music is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Performance Keyboard performance
Master of Music (MM) Performance Orchestral instrument
Master of Music (MM) Performance Vocal performance
Master of Music (MM) Conducting Choral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Conducting Band and orchestral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Music education
Master of Arts (MA) Music education

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam School of Music Entrance Exam
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Recital, project, or composition (for some programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
19
Accepted
16
Enrolled
43%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam School of Music Entrance Exam
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, undergraduate degree in music
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
57%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.38%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

111
Total faculty
Full-time (51)
Part-time (60)
Male (63)
Female (48)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Max Steiner film archive study; liturgical compositions; music education undergraduate curriculum; Mormon music; jazz history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address C550 HFAC
Provo, UT  84602
United States
Contact Dr. Kirt R. Saville
Director
Email: kirt_saville@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-6304
Fax: 801-422-0533