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Duquesne University

Mary Pappert School of Music

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

Duquesne University / Mary Pappert School of Music is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Artist's Diploma (AD)
Master of Music (MM) Music education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
Other Advanced Degrees 12

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Recital (music performance)
Other Advanced Degrees Recital

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
72
Accepted
31
Enrolled
95%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, minimum undergraduate QPA of 3.0 in music, portfolio of original compositions, or music education experience
Additional Entrance Requirements Audition

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.17%
Black or African American 1.59%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

103
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 77
Male (72)
Female (31)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Assessment of music education and professional dispositions; music philosophy; curricular design, pedagogy, and assessment; music composition; music performance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Seth Beckman
Dean/Professor
Email: beckmans@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-6082
Fax: 412-396-1524

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