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Texas Christian University

School of Music

Fort Worth, TX

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Texas Christian University

Overview

Texas Christian University / School of Music is located in Fort Worth, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Artist Diploma) Piano
(Artist Diploma) Voice
Master of Music Education (MM Ed) Music Music education
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music Piano pedagogy
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music Composition
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music Performance
(Artist Diploma) Percussion
Master of Music (M Mus) Music Conducting
(Artist Diploma) Winds

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 Entrance Exam GRE (for musicology, music education, and music theory/composition)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or recital
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
31
Accepted
22
Enrolled
48%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for musicology, music education, and music theory/composition)
Master's Degree Requirements Audition or composition/theory, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Audition, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.55%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.66%
Unknown 1.89%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 15
Male (41)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Large ensemble performance, chamber music, solo performance, composition, musicology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2800 South University Drive
Fort Worth, TX  76129-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Richard C. Gipson
Director
Email: r.gipson@tcu.edu
Phone: 817-257-7602

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