315
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Texas Tech University / J.T. and Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts is located in Lubbock, TX, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Art Education (MAE)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Music Education (MM Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 56
Doctoral Degrees 23

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

193
Applied
114
Accepted
67
Enrolled
59%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (for some programs)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

315
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.89%
Black or African American 2.86%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.22%
Unknown 0.32%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

134
Total faculty
Full-time (115)
Part-time (19)
Male (75)
Female (59)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Art, dance, music, theatre arts, interdisciplinary arts
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
383,180

Location & Contact

Address Box 45060
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Noel Zahler
Dean
Email: noel.zahler@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-0700
Fax: 806-742-0695