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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Music

Pittsburgh , PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Music is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition and theory
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ethnomusicology
Master of Arts (MA) Music
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Historical musicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Jazz studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1 foreign language (2 for musicology)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
12
Accepted
5
Enrolled
23%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Samples of work, 3 letters of reference, minimum GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 5.13%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 5
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composition and theory, ethnomusicology, musicology, jazz studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4337 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Deane L. Root
Professor/Chair/Director of Graduate Admissions
Email: dlr@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7775
Fax: 412-624-4186

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