Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
39%
61%
student ratio
61
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
10%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music History And Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Music History ]
    • Ethnomusicology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Ethnomusicology ]
    • Composition Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Composition ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 3 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 123
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 15-20 page writing sample, statement of purpose, and 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian46%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student34%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEarly music, history of music theory, historical anthropology of music, Jewish music, popular and vernacular music
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Music

Division of the Humanities
University of Chicago

1010 East 59th Street Goodspeed Hall, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60637-1513
United States

Berthold Hoeckner

Chair

Phone: 773-702-8484

Michael Beetley

Assistant Dean of Students, Admissions and Fellowships

Phone: 773-702-1552
Fax: 773-834-9148
Email: humanitiesadmissions@uchicago.edu


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