Programs Degrees Major Codes Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PhD MUSI Fall*  December 12, 2023
Fall Graduate School Fellowships  December 12, 2023
Director of Graduate Admissions Dr. Naomi André (
Graduate Coordinator Angeline Warren (
Address Department of Music
CB# 3320, Hill Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone 919-962-6013
Test Requirements
GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3 – (see other requirements)
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

  1. Letters of recommendation should be from faculty members who know you and your work and who are in a position to judge your potential in the field of musicology (broadly defined to include historical musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology)
  2. Submit your Statement of Purpose (to include the particular nature of your interest in graduate study in music, your reasons for applying specifically to the graduate program at UNC-Chapel Hill, and your long-term goals in the field).
  3. Submit a portfolio of your written work, which should consist of two samples of scholarly writing. For more information please see

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the program are other admission terms considered