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Moores School of Music

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Moores School of Music is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Accompanying and chamber music
Master of Music (MM) Music theory
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music education
Master of Music (MM) Applied music
Master of Music (MM) Composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Recital
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

128
Applied
64
Accepted
42
Enrolled
50%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, resume, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample, audition, statement of purpose, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

152
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.95%
Black or African American 3.95%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.66%
Two or more races 3.95%
Unknown 1.97%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 21
Male (33)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Twentieth century music, Baroque music, history of music theory, music analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact David Ashley White
Chairperson
Email: dwhite@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3009
Fax: 713-743-3166

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