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Hunter College of the City University of New York

Overview

Hunter College of the City University of New York / Department of Music is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Performance
Master of Arts (MA) Music history
Master of Arts (MA) Ethnomusicology
Master of Arts (MA) Composition
Master of Arts (MA) Music theory

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Composition, essay, or recital; proficiency exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
22
Accepted
15
Enrolled
76%

Applying

Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate major in music (minimum 24 credits) or equivalent, sample of work, research paper

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
100%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.12%
Black or African American 6.06%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African and African-American music, Bach, Renaissance music, early romantic music, theory of tonal music
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 695 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10065-5085
United States
Contact Dr. Suzanne Farrin
Chair
Email: music@hunter.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-772-5026
Fax: 212-772-5022

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