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University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Music

Los Angeles, CA

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University of California, Los Angeles

Overview

University of California, Los Angeles / Department of Music is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam departmental assessment exams
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Final recital (for MM)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam departmental assessment exams
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams; recital (DMA)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

219
Applied
50
Accepted
32
Enrolled
23%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Departmental assessment exams
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used); portfolio; interview; audition
Doctoral Degree Exam Departmental assessment exams
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used); portfolio; interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American 3.9%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.19%
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (1)

Location & Contact

Address 2539 Schoenberg Music Building
Box 951616
Los Angeles, CA  90095
United States
Contact Mr. Michael Dean
Chair
Email: m.dean@arts.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-1839

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