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Rice University

Shepherd School of Music

Houston, TX

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Rice University

Overview

Rice University / Shepherd School of Music is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Musicology
Master of Music (MM) Conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Theory
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Composition

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (musicology)
Thesis Required for some
2 recitals
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
4 recitals

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

700
Applied
87
Accepted
65
Enrolled
12%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (musicology)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

160
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.63%
Black or African American 1.88%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 16.25%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 19
Male (41)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Musicology, performance, theory, composition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Yekovich
Dean
Phone: 713-348-4854
Fax: 713-348-5317

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