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Shenandoah University

Shenandoah Conservatory

Winchester, VA

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Shenandoah University

Overview

Shenandoah University / Shenandoah Conservatory is located in Winchester, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Church music
Master of Music (MM) Church music
Master of Science (MS) Performing arts leadership and management
Master of Music (MM) Conducting
Master of Music Education (MME) Music education
(Certificate) Music therapy
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Pedagogy - voice
Master of Music Therapy (MMT) Music therapy
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Pedagogy - voice
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Collaborative piano
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance
(Artist Diploma) Music

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam music theory diagnostic exam
Comp Exam Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0, internship (MS), recital (MM), research teaching project or thesis (MME), project (MA)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam music theory diagnostic exam; music history diagnostic exam; vocal diction proficiency exam
Comp Exam Required
Minimum GPA of 3.0, dissertation or teaching project, recital
Other Advanced Degrees Minimum GPA of 3.0, research project, recital

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

135
Applied
104
Accepted
49
Enrolled
77%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Music theory diagnostic exam
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum of GPA of 2.5, performance audition, writing sample, resume, all academic transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam Music theory diagnostic exam; music history diagnostic exam; vocal diction proficiency exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.25, performance audition, 2 letters of recommendation, writing sample, resume, all academic transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's or master's degree; minimum GPA of 2.5; performance audition (for Artist Diploma)

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$18,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

139
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.91%
Black or African American 4.32%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.72%
Asian 1.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.04%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 12
Male (27)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Brahms, Scriabin, arts as inquiry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA  22601-5195
United States
Contact Dr. Michael J. Stepniak
Dean
Email: mstepnia@su.edu
Phone: 540-542-6201
Fax: 540-665-5402