Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology College of Arts and Sciences Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology College of Arts and Sciences Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN
location
Public
type
Small
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
73
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Ethnomusicology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [folklore]
      Master of Arts (MA) [folklore]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and project, thesis, or exam
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 40
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores: 151 for Verbal, 150 for Quantitative, 4.5 for Analytical), minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores: 151 for Verbal, 150 for Quantitative, 4.5 for Analytical), minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and personal statement, MA
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNarrative, performance studies, material culture, popular culture, music, public practice
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology

College of Arts and Sciences
Indiana University Bloomington

800 East 3rd Street Classroom Office Building
Bloomington, IN 47405
United States

Dr. John McDowell

Chair

Phone: 812-855-0390
Fax: 812-855-4008
Email: mcdowell@indiana.edu

Michelle Melhouse

Graduate Recorder

Phone: 812-855-0389
Fax: 812-855-4008
Email: mmelhous@indiana.edu

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