18
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Southeastern Louisiana University / Department of Music and Performing Arts is located in Hammond, LA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (M Mus) Music theory
Master of Music (M Mus) Music performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Instrumental conducting
Master of Music (M Mus) Choral conducting

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9

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
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
12
Accepted
10
Enrolled
71%

Applying

20
Application Fee - Domestic
30
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements BM; senior recital (for performance program)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (7)
Male (13)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Wind band performance and repertoire for young audiences, pedagogical piano music of contemporary American composers, spectral music composition, intonation and extended woodwind techniques
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 548 Ned McGehee Drive
Hammond, LA  70402
United States
Contact Mr. Dale Newkirk
Interim Department Head
Email: dale.newkirk@southeastern.edu
Phone: 985-549-2184
Fax: 985-549-2892