15
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Samford University / School of the Arts is located in Birmingham, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music Education (MME) Vocal/choral or instrumental music
Master of Music (MM) Piano performance and pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Vocal performance
Master of Music (MM) Church music Performance
Master of Music (MM) Church music Conducting
Master of Music (MM) Church music Thesis
Master of Music (MM) Instrumental performance

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Recital

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
86%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 28th February 28th Yes
Winter deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 28th February 28th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, audition
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$32,000
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 33.33%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (2)
Male (10)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35229
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph Hopkin
Dean of the School of the Arts/Professor
Email: jhopkins@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2778