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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Music

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Music is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Music/Doctor of Musical Arts (MM/DMA)
Master of Arts (MA) Musicology
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Keyboard
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Voice
Master of Music (MM) Brass
Master of Arts (MA) Theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ethnomusicology
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Strings
Master of Music (MM) Woodwinds
Master of Arts (MA) Ethnomusicology
Master of Music (MM) Conducting
Master of Music (MM) Voice
Master of Music (MM) Piano accompanying
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Strings
Master of Arts (MA) Composition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theory
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Conducting
Master of Music (MM) Keyboard
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Musicology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 9

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 GRE
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
25
Accepted
14
Enrolled
37%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 1.67%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.67%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 17
Male (33)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music theory, ethnomusicology, musicology, music performance, music composition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1210 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-2014
United States
Contact Prof. Jill Felber
Chair
Email: felber@music.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-2066
Fax: 805-893-7194

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