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University of Utah

School of Music

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / School of Music is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (M Mus) Choral conducting
Master of Music (M Mus) Collaborative piano
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Vocal performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Piano performance and pedagogy
Master of Music (M Mus) Composition
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Composition
Master of Music (M Mus) Piano performance
Master of Arts (MA) Musicology
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Instrumental performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Instrumental conducting
Master of Music (M Mus) Jazz studies
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Choral conducting
Master of Music (M Mus) Music history and literature
Master of Music (M Mus) Music education
Master of Music (M Mus) Organ performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Instrumental conducting
Master of Music (M Mus) String performance and pedagogy
Master of Music (M Mus) Instrumental performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Piano performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Theory

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

121
Applied
67
Accepted
31
Enrolled
55%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Placement exams
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, audition, bachelor's degree in music
Doctoral Degree Exam Placement exams
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, audition, master's degree in music

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 85

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$44,623
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.49%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.12%
Two or more races 2.25%
Unknown 5.62%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

82
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 59
Male (55)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music education, conducting, musicology, composition, performance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
25,000

Location & Contact

Address 1375 East Presidents Circle
Room 204
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Miguel Chuaqui
Director
Email: m.chauqui@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-3720