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Kent State University

Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

Kent, OH

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Kent State University

Overview

Kent State University / Hugh A. Glauser School of Music is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Ethnomusicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education
Master of Music (MM) Music education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music theory-composition
Master of Music (MM) Conducting Choral conducting
Master of Arts (MA) Music theory
Master of Music (MM) Performance Chamber music
Master of Arts (MA) Music composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 82
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Capstone project or thesis (for MM in music education)
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

91
Applied
77
Accepted
57
Enrolled
85%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 9th February 9th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts; minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation; goal statement; resume; writing sample (for MA in ethnomusicology); portfolio of original composition (for MA in composition); audition (for MM in conducting, performance); prior degree, teaching certificate, and 1 year of teaching experience (for MM in music education)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample; 3 letters of recommendation; curriculum vitae/resume; transcripts; minimum GPA of 3.0; prior degree in music education, teaching license, statement of purpose, video of teaching sample, 3 years of teaching, and interview (for music education); goal statement and 3 original compositions (for music theory-composition)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

230
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.3%
Black or African American 4.78%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.43%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 23.91%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

53
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 24
Male (29)
Female (24)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Jane Dressler
Interim Director and Voice-Professor
Email: jdressle@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-9239

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