PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Music, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 63 Music programs


Range of Rankings
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16-34

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 63 Music programs


Range of Rankings
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32-52

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Verbal GRE
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540

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$18,310
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$2,283
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$1,526

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$18,310
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$2,283
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$934

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$75

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$7,392
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$2,194

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$7,392
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$2,194

Type of Financial Support
Source: SED, 2000–2004

How 2000–2004 Music doctorate recipients from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid for their graduate educations


Primary Form of Support

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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29%
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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0%*
FELLOWSHIP / FOREIGN GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
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23%
OWN FUNDS / LOANS / MONEY FROM FAMILY
40%
OTHER
0%*

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
100%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Music doctorate recipients from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Median tuition remission

50%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
19%*
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
3%*
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
30%
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
48%

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Music doctorate recipients from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

5.6

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 8 years

58%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
NO

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
68%
Negotiating with specific organizations
4%*
Still seeking
27%
Other
1%*

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
0%
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
64%
Private sector
36%
Government
0%

Primary Job Responsibilities

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Research and development
0%
Teaching
81%
Management or administration
0%*
Professional services to individuals
8%*

Job Location

(For non-US citizens on temporary visas with a definite commitment at graduation)

In the United States
54%
Outside the United States
46%

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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15

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
YES

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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NO
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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NO
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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NO
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 63 Music programs


Range of Rankings
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10-28

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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8.9
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.0

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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17%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.2

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 63 Music programs


Range of Rankings
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28-48

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
32%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
4%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
46%
FEMALE
54%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS
56%
PERMANENT RESIDENTS
7%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
37%

Race / Ethnicity
MINORITY
0%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
48%
FEMALE
52%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
81%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
19%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
3%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
1%
ASIAN
5%
WHITE
64%
HISPANIC / LATINO
2%
UNKNOWN
25%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
39%
PART TIME
61%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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26
Interdisciplinary faculty
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4%

Total Students
Source: NRC, 2006

Total
37
First year
5.4

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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1.4

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Music degrees from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Master's degrees/year

44.4

Doctoral degrees/year

24.6

Professional degrees/year
4.8

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(612) 625-5000 ext. 5000


Location

100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Music degree recipients from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and may include graduates from more than one program.