Funded Graduate Programs in Composition


Masters (MM)

East Coast

Dartmouth University (for music tech)
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Yale School of Music
Wesleyan University

Middle Coast

University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
University of Pittsburgh
Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
Bowling Green State University
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Louisville
University of Georgia
Shepherd School of Music, Rice University
University of Texas, Austin

West Coast

University of Oregon
University of Southern California (USC)
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)


Doctoral (PhD and DMA)

East Coast

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Cornell University (DMA)
Harvard University (PhD)
Yale School of Music (DMA)
Brown University (PhD, Music Tech)
Columbia University (DMA)
NYU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (PhD)
NYU Steinhardt (DMA)
Princeton University (PhD)
University of Pennsylvania (PhD)

Middle Coast

University of Wisconsin, Madison
University of Michigan (DMA)
Michigan State University
University of Pittsburgh
Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University (DM)
Bowling Green State University
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Colorado, Boulder (DMA)
University of Missouri, Kansas City (DMA)
University of Georgia
Shepherd School of Music, Rice University (DMA)
University of Texas, Austin (DMA)

West Coast

University of Oregon (PhD or DMA)
Stanford University (DMA)
University of California, Davis (PhD)
University of California, Berkeley (PhD)
University of Southern California (USC)
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)