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Florida State University

College of Music

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / College of Music is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music theory
Master of Music (MM) Music therapy
Master of Music (MM) Vocal accompanying
Master of Music (MM) Musicology
Master of Arts (MA) Arts administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Historical musicology
Master of Music (MM) Instrumental conducting
Master of Music (MM) Jazz studies
Master of Music (MM) Music theory
Master of Music (MM) Accompanying
Master of Arts (MA) General music
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Ethnomusicology
Master of Music (MM) Opera
Doctor of Music (DM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Instrumental accompanying
Master of Arts (MA) Piano technology
Doctor of Music (DM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Choral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Piano pedagogy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 98
Doctoral Degrees 37

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Departmental qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

710
Applied
334
Accepted
164
Enrolled
47%

Applying

30
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 November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Audition, master's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 590
TOEFL IBT score: 97
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 28
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

332
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.94%
Black or African American 6.93%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.9%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 9.64%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

74
Total faculty
Full-time - 74
Part-time - 0
Male (46)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music therapy in NICU units, music of the Americas, music theory pedagogy, music performance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 122 North Copeland Avenue
Tallahassee, FL  32306
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Flowers
Dean
Email: pjflowers@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-4361
Fax: 850-644-2033

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