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Manhattan School of Music

Graduate Programs

New York, NY

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Manhattan School of Music

Overview

Manhattan School of Music / Graduate Programs is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Jazz
Master of Music (MM) Music performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Jazz
Master of Music (MM) Orchestral performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music performance
Master of Music (MM) Composition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 135
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Recital
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam departmental exam
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam, recitals

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,439
Applied
542
Accepted
265
Enrolled
38%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, pre-screen CD, bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam Departmental exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements Audition, interview, pre-screen CD, master's degree

International Students

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

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

Student Body

511
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.72%
Black or African American 2.15%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.39%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

212
Total faculty
Full-time - 50
Part-time - 162
Male (138)
Female (74)

Location & Contact

Address 120 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY  10027-4698
United States
Contact Dr. Marjorie Merryman
Dean of Academic Affairs
Email: mmerryman@msmnyc.edu
Phone: 212-749-2802 ext. 4584
Fax: 212-749-5471