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The Ohio State University

School of Music

Columbus, OH

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The Ohio State University

Overview

The Ohio State University / School of Music is located in Columbus, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for all MA applicants and for MM applicants if GPA is below 3.0)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for all PhD applicants and for DMA applicants if GPA is below 3.0)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Enrolled

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 13th November 30th Yes
Spring deadline December 14th November 12th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for all MA applicants and for MM applicants if GPA is below 3.0)
Master's Degree Requirements Pre-screen video audition (for piano and voice)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (for all PhD applicants and for DMA applicants if GPA is below 3.0)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Pre-screen video audition (for piano and voice)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

126
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 62%
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 (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

47
Total faculty
Male (31)
Female (16)

Location & Contact

Address 281 W. Lane Ave.
Student Academic Services Building
Columbus, OH  43210
United States
Contact William L. Ballenger
Director and Chair
Email: ballenger.46@osu.edu
Phone: 614-292-7664

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