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The University of Kansas

Program in Music

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Program in Music is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

189
Applied
107
Accepted
37
Enrolled
57%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam KU Musicology and Music Theory diagnostic exam
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume/curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, official transcripts, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for PhD); KU Musicology and Music Theory diagnostic exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, audition (for DMA), resume/curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, official transcripts, statement of purpose

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

153
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.31%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.27%
Unknown 1.31%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Musicology, music theory, composition, performance, conducting
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 450 Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Dr. Martin Bergee
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Email: music@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-3421
Fax: 785-864-5866