71
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Alabama / School of Music is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Music education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education
Master of Music (MM) Arranging
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Wind conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Choral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Wind conducting
Master of Music (MM) Musicology
Master of Music (MM) Church music
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Choral conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Theory

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam audition exam
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Recital
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam audition exam
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam; recital (for some majors)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
43
Accepted
22
Enrolled
64%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Winter deadline September 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam Audition exam
Master's Degree Requirements Audition in the major instrument or area
Doctoral Degree Exam Audition exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements Audition in the major instrument or area

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.45%
Black or African American 8.45%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.41%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.82%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time (38)
Part-time (2)
Male (25)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Performance practice, musicology, theory, composition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 870366
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Mr. Charles G. Snead
Director
Email: ssnead@music.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-7110
Fax: 205-348-1473