Musicology

Programs Degrees Major Codes Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PhD MUSI Fall* December 15, 2020
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 15, 2020 (Recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Andrea Bohlman (abohlman@email.unc.edu)
Graduate Coordinator Angeline Warren (awarren@email.unc.edu)
Address Department of Music
CB# 3320, Hill Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Website http://music.unc.edu/
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)
Completed financial certificate
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 three items and may include essays, papers, or examinations you have completed in your studies to date. At least one of the three items in your portfolio must be a work of prose, and at least one of the items must engage in some way with the field of music theory. For more information please see http://music.unc.edu/graduate/prospective/apply/
*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the program are other admission terms considered.