School of Music Georgia State University

School of Music Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music Certificate
    • Music Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM) [keyboard instruments: piano, harpsichord, organ]
      Master of Music (MM) [orchestral instruments]
      Master of Music (MM) [voice]
    • Jazz Studies Master of Music (MM)
    • Orchestral Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Wind Band Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Composition Master of Music (MM)
    • Piano Pedagogy Master of Music (MM)
    • Choral Conducting Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 33
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 5
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees


73% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 73
    • Accepted 54
    • Acceptance Rate 73
    • Enrolled 27
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (music education, composition only), BM
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, MM
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesMM
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American26%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMale changing voice, nineteenth-century chamber music, improvisation and learning, Garibunda, African-American classical musicians
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Music

Georgia State University

75 Poplar Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
United States

Mr. William Coleman

Director, School of Music

Phone: 404-413-5953
Fax: 404-413-5910

Dr. Steven Harper

Graduate Director

Phone: 404-413-5943
Fax: 404-413-5910

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