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Stanford University

Department of Music

Stanford, CA

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Overview

Stanford University / Department of Music is located in Stanford, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Musicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer-based music theory and acoustics
Master of Arts (MA) Music, science, and technology
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition

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, departmental theory/analysis test
Varies
Thesis Alternate accepted
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, departmental theory/analysis test
Thesis Required for some
Qualifying, special area, and oral exams (PhD); composition project and lecture-demonstration exams (DMA)

Admissions

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, departmental theory/analysis test
Master's Degree Requirements Samples of work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, departmental theory/analysis test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Samples of work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Location & Contact

Address 450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA  94305-2004
United States
Contact Stephen M. Sano
Chair
Email: sano@stanford.edu
Phone: 650-723-1570