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George Mason University

Program in Musical Arts

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / Program in Musical Arts is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
18
Accepted
10
Enrolled
58%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in music; minimum GPA of 3.0 in master's coursework, 3.25 in courses related to field of study; 3 letters of recommendation; writing sample; audition or portfolio (depending on area of study)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 10.71%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

59
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 38
Male (38)
Female (21)

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 3E3
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Dr. Linda Apple Monson
Managing Director
Email: lmonson@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-3580
Fax: 703-993-1394