Hugh A. Glauser School of Music Kent State University

Hugh A. Glauser School of Music Kent State University

Kent, OH
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music Performance Certificate
    • Music Composition Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Music Conducting Certificate
    • Music Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Ethnomusicology Master of Arts (MA)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM) [chamber music]
    • Conducting Master of Music (MM) [choral conducting]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 98
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 195
    • Accepted 148
    • Acceptance Rate 75
    • Enrolled 115
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, transcript, goal statement, resume, audition or portfolio, and teaching certificate and experience (for music education), 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, transcript, resume, goal statement, scholarly writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation; three scores of original compositions (for music theory); teaching experience, certificate, and sample, and statement of philosophy, and interview (for music education)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, transcript, and audition or original score, 2 letters of recommendation
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score: paper-based 525, iBT 71), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score of 75), IELTS (minimum score of 6.0), PTE Academic (minimum score of 48), or completion of ELS level 112 Intensive Program

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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students247
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students247
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Full-time Percentage22%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian43%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown53%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty32
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Location & Contact

Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
United States

Ralph Lorenz

Acting Director

Phone: 330-672-2172

Michael Chunn

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 330-672-2172
Fax: 330-672-7837

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