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Cornell University

Field of Music

Ithaca, NY

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Cornell University

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

Degree Number 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

Degree Requirement
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

Exam Details
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
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
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

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