13
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Mercer University / Townsend School of Music is located in Macon, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Instrumental conducting
Master of Music (MM) Church music
Master of Music (MM) Choral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Collaborative piano Instrumental
Master of Music (MM) Collaborative piano Vocal

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Recitals
Other Advanced Degrees Recitals

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
12
Accepted
9
Enrolled
48%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Audition
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 15.38%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (3)
Male (7)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Philosophy of church music, performance practices of the Baroque and classical periods, organ repertoire of the high Baroque, choral and instrumental conducting techniques
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,000

Location & Contact

Address 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA  31207
United States
Contact Dr. Richard G. Kosowski
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: keith_cd@mercer.edu
Phone: 478-301-4167
Fax: 478-301-5633