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University of California, San Diego

Department of Music

La Jolla, CA

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University of California, San Diego

Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Music is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Contemporary music performance
Master of Arts (MA) Music
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
6 credit units of apprentice teaching; major composition (for some programs); major recital (for some programs)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

140
Applied
19
Accepted
9
Enrolled
14%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 6th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Musical portfolio
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree; supporting musical portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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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

84
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composition, computer music, integrative studies, performance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact David Borgo
Chair
Email: dborgo@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-822-4957