38
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Akron / School of Music is located in Akron, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Theory
Master of Music (MM) Music education
Master of Music (MM) Music technology
Master of Music (MM) Accompanying

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
26
Accepted
16
Enrolled
87%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, interview, audition, letters of recommendation, sample of scholarly writing, portfolio
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.89%
Black or African American 2.63%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (13)
Male (23)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Educational reform in the arts, women in music, performance practices, early American composers, Olympic music
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
58,440

Location & Contact

Address 302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH  44325
United States
Contact Dr. J. Thomas Dukes
Interim Director
Email: jtdukes@uakron.edu
Phone: 330-972-5761