The nationally renowned College of Music offers a comprehensive array of programs in an environment that provides the feel of an excusive conservatory nestled within a larger university community. Graduate studies at the University of Colorado, College of Music provide students with the flexibility to reach a variety of professional goals in the traditional areas of performance, pedagogy, composition, conducting, music education, musicology, ethnomusicology and theory, as well as music technology, jazz studies and world musics ensembles. Students are encouraged to develop skills in marketing and in communicating their musical expertise through activities in the College's innovative Center for Music Entrepreneurship.

The college, with approximately 300 undergraduate and 250 (120 master's and 130 doctoral) graduate students, boasts a ratio of approximately one faculty member for every six students, which enables students to benefit from dynamic, personal interaction with their professors. Graduates of the University of Colorado occupy positions at prestigious universities and in internationally recognized performance venues.

College of Music site
Artist Diploma, DMA, MM, MMEd, PhD
GRE required for PhD
Summer: March 15 (MMEd); Fall: December 1
 Graduate Certificates (Arts Administration and Music Theory)