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Butler University

Jordan College of the Arts

Indianapolis, IN

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Overview

Butler University / Jordan College of the Arts is located in Indianapolis, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Arts (MA) Musicology
Master of Music (MM) Conducting Instrumental
Master of Music (MM) Conducting Choral
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Piano pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Music education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's 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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MA in musicology)
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
24
Accepted
14
Enrolled
67%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MA in musicology)
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, interview, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, sample works

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American 8.11%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.41%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

60
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 35
Male (35)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music neuroscience; woodwind pedagogy and repertoire; Johannes Kepler and Carolus Luython; music criticism in early 20th-century Germany and Austria; Arabic choral music; pedagogy of music theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN  46208-3485
United States
Contact Wendy Meaden
Dean
Email: wmeaden@butler.edu
Phone: 317-940-9229

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