Ph.D. On Campus


University of Utah

48 months
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 35280 USD/year
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The School of Music at University of Utah is a member of, and accredited by, the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).


Learning outcomes

  • Doctoral Music students at University of Utah are required to maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average. A grade of “B-” or better is required for all music courses.
  • Written Qualifying Examinations must be completed prior to beginning work on the dissertation.
  • Following completion of the dissertation, the student must successfully complete an oral examination/thesis defense before the Supervisory Committee.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Seminar in Musicology: Renaissance (Doctoral) 
  • Seminar in Musicology: Baroque (Doctoral)
  • Seminar in Musicology: Classical (Doctoral)
  • Seminar in Musicology: Romantic (Doctoral)
  • Seminar in Musicology: 1900 to the Present (Doctoral
  • Special Topics in Musicology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a Master’s Degree in Music from an accredited university
  • Meet the basic Doctoral admission requirements outlined by the University of Utah Graduate School.
  • Submit a Statement of Purpose
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
  • Submit additional documents as outlined in the Program Guidelines on the School of Music website

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    35280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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