32
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Music is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Theory of music
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Musicology
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance practice

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1 foreign language (DMA), 2 foreign languages (PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

155
Applied
11
Accepted
7
Enrolled
7%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 music papers (PhD); 2 recent scores with recording and 1 music paper (DMA in composition); 1 music paper, recording and audition (DMA in performance practice)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (0)
Male (16)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music history, music theory, performance practice, ethnomusicology, composition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-9078