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Graduate Programs

The School of Music offers 4 graduate degree options in 18 areas of study, making our graduate programs a great option for continuing academics looking to develop their research skills and performance practitioners wanting to advance their career opportunities.

Our exceptional faculty are available to discuss career paths and program details to discover if KU is right fit for your graduate study in music.

KU Graduate Studies

Music Graduate Application & Audition

Arrange a Visit

Prospective graduate students should contact a professor in their area of study directly to arrange a meeting and tour of School of Music facilities. Information about graduate auditions for each performance area can be found here on our website

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Apply to Graduate School at KU!

As a comprehensive music school, we offer a variety of academically rigorous programs.

Graduate Studies