Admission Requirements

PhD in Music: Musicology

All applicants to the PhD program must apply to The Graduate School at Northwestern University - do not submit an application to the Bienen School of Music.

See Graduate School Application

Provide one or more substantial research papers on a freely chosen topic that demonstrate your ability to write and conduct research in musicology at the doctoral level. Papers must include appropriate scholarly references.

Musicology Coordinator: Linda Austern, l-austern@northwestern.edu