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.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

MM, MMEd, DMA, PhD, Graduate Certificates

Application Deadlines

Fall Domestic Application Deadline
December 1, 2017

Fall International Application Deadline
December 1, 2017

Spring Domestic Application Deadline
October 1, 2017

Spring International Application Deadline
October 1, 2017

Contact Information

College of Music website

Email: gradmusc@colorado.edu

Phone: 303-492-2207