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Texas Woman's University

Department of Music and Drama

Denton, TX

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Texas Woman's University

Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Music and Drama is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Music Music therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Music Music education
Master of Arts (MA) Music Performance
Master of Arts (MA) Music Pedagogy
Master of Arts (MA) Drama

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam music history/theory placement exam (for music only)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Project recital, professional paper or thesis (for music education)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
41
Accepted
33
Enrolled
98%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Music history/theory placement exam (for music only)
Master's Degree Requirements Audition and/or design portfolio, interview, resume, writing sample (for drama only), letter of intent, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.65%
Black or African American 6.19%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.09%
Unknown 2.06%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 8
Male (12)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Musical development in early childhood, little known or neglected compositions for flute (especially by women composers), pedagogical development of the singing voice, music therapy, music and neuroscience technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425768
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Pamela Youngblood
Chair of Music and Drama
Email: music@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2500
Fax: 940-898-2494

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