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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Department of Music Theory, History and Composition

West Chester, PA

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Music Theory, History and Composition is located in West Chester, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Music theory, history, and composition
Master of Music (MM) History and literature History and literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam School of Music Graduate Placement Test (GPT)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
4
Accepted
2
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam School of Music Graduate Placement Test (GPT)
Master's Degree Requirements Interview

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
71%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Musicology, eighteenth century European music, advanced compositional techniques, opera history, current trends in theory and composition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Maggio
Chair
Email: musicinfo@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-3157