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Western Washington University

Department of Music

Bellingham, WA

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Overview

Western Washington University / Department of Music is located in Bellingham, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (M Mus)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, department placement exams
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
50%

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 June 1st Not reported No
Winter deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, department placement exams
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, portfolio, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 semester hours or last 90 quarter hours of course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 567

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 Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 25%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Baroque opera, historical music of the Silk Road, original composition, 20th century orchestral music, 13th century polyphony
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 516 High Street
Bellingham, WA  98225-5996
United States
Contact Dr. David Feingold
Phone: 360-650-3000