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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Music

Boca Raton, FL

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Florida Atlantic University

Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Music is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam placement evaluations in music history and theory
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Lecture/recital or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
69%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Placement evaluations in music history and theory
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.38%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 9
Male (10)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Classical guitar history and literature, women composers, Mozart opera, composition, performance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Dr. Sandra McClain
Graduate Studies Coordinator
Email: smcclai2@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3820

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