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New York University

Department of Music

New York, NY

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Overview

New York University / Department of Music is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Ethnomusicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition and theory
Master of Arts (MA) Composition and theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ethnomusicology
(Advanced Certificate) Early music performance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 0
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
General exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
General and special exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
10%

Applying

110
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in liberal arts or music
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in music

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 4
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 2.17%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 2.17%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Early music (nineteenth century), Wagner, Verdi, performance practice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012-1019
United States
Contact Mr. David Samuels
Chair
Email: fas.music.gradadmissions@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-8300
Fax: 212-995-4147

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