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Cleveland Institute of Music

Graduate Programs

Cleveland, OH


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Cleveland Institute of Music


Cleveland Institute of Music / Graduate Programs is located in Cleveland, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Artist's Diploma (AD)
Certificate of Professional Studies (CPS)
Master of Music (MM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 75
Other Advanced Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 theory placement tests
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam diagnostic exams, theory placement test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Final projects
Other Advanced Degrees Recital



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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Theory placement tests
Master's Degree Requirements Audition
Doctoral Degree Exam Diagnostic exams, theory placement test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Audition
Additional Entrance Requirements Audition

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 5.06%
Black or African American 2.53%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%


Male (41%)
Female (58%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 58
Male (62)
Female (35)

Location & Contact

Address 11021 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106-1776
United States
Contact David Cerone
Phone: 216-791-5000