200
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Colorado Boulder / College of Music is located in Boulder, CO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (D Mus A) Composition
Doctor of Musical Arts (D Mus A) Performance and pedagogy
Doctor of Musical Arts (D Mus A) Performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Music theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education
Doctor of Musical Arts (D Mus A) Instrumental conducting and literature
Master of Music (M Mus) Composition
Master of Music (M Mus) Performance and pedagogy
Master of Music (M Mus) Conducting
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Music education Primary instruments
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Music education Piano pedagogy
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Music education General
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Music education Secondary instruments
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Music education Kodaly concepts
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Music education Voice pedagogy
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Music education Choral or wind instrument conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (D Mus A) Literature and performance of choral music

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 46
Doctoral Degrees 22

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (music literature)
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Recital
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

459
Applied
186
Accepted
65
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (music literature)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Audition, sample of research

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

200
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 1.5%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3%
Unknown 8.5%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

64
Total faculty
Full-time (64)
Part-time (0)
Male (45)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music; instrumental music; performing arts; chamber music; musicology/music theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
30,622

Location & Contact

Address Boulder, CO  80309
United States

Phone: 303-492-1411