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University of California, Irvine

Department of Music

Irvine, CA

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Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Music is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Vocal performance
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Instrumental performance
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Accompanying
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Composition and technology
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Piano performance
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Guitar/lute performance
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Choral conducting

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
13
Accepted
10
Enrolled
65%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 30.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composition, instrumental and choral performance, African-American music, Italian Baroque music and performance practice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Michael Dessen
Chair
Email: mdessen@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-4281
Fax: 949-824-4914

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