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Queens College of the City University of New York

Aaron Copland School of Music

Queens , NY

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Queens College of the City University of New York

Overview

Queens College of the City University of New York / Aaron Copland School of Music is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Music education
(Advanced Diploma) Classical performance
Master of Music (MM) Jazz studies
Master of Music (MM) Classical performance
Master of Arts (MA) Music
(Advanced Certificate) Music education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 50
Other Advanced Degrees 5

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 For Master of Music (Classical), all applicants must pass the Theory Quiz
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Graduation Recital for MM Performance Classical Programs

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

72
Applied
45
Accepted
19
Enrolled
63%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam For Master of Music (Classical), all applicants must pass the Theory Quiz
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, bachelor's degree in music, minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements For all classical music performance certificates, all applicants are required to audition.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$24,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

174
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.64%
Black or African American 4.6%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 12.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.02%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

99
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 74
Male (64)
Female (35)

Research

Focus of faculty research: For the Master of Arts program: Music of J. S. Bach (Anson-Cartwright), 19th-century opera (Henson, Rothstein), 17th-century opera (Wilbourne), Life and music of Maurice Ravel (Orenstein), Rhythm and meter (Rothstein)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 65-30 Kissena Blvd
Aaron Copland School of Music
Queens, NY  11367
United States
Contact Michael Lipsey
Chair
Email: Michael.Lipsey@qc.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-997-3800

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