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University of Louisville

School of Music

Louisville, KY

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Overview

University of Louisville / School of Music is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Music theory
Master of Music Education (MME) Music education
Master of Music (MM) Music history and literature
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Jazz performance
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Wind band performance
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Vocal performance
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Piano pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Instrumental
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Jazz composition
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Choral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Music performance String pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Wind conducting
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Organ performance
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Piano performance
Master of Music (MM) Music performance Orchestral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Electronic composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam music history and theory entrance exams, jazz history and theory entrance exam (for jazz majors)
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Recital (for performance), paper or thesis (for music education), major composition (for composition)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

73
Applied
39
Accepted
29
Enrolled
53%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Music history and theory entrance exams, jazz history and theory entrance exam (for jazz majors)
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, portfolio

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

77
Total faculty
Full-time - 38
Part-time - 39
Male (50)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composition, musicology, performance, pedagogy, analysis and theoretical application
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
87,500

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher P. Doane
Dean
Email: c0doan01@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6907
Fax: 502-852-0520

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