Graduate Students

Thank you for your interest in UNI School of Music Ggraduate studies. Please explore the information below, or click on Graduate Admissions in the menu to the left to find out more about how to apply for graduate studies in the School of Music.

Graduate Student Orientation

For information on Graduate Student Orientation, click here.

Comprehensive/Diagnostic Exam Registration

To register for the exam, click here.

Please note: Registration will close and the link to register will be removed 3 weeks in advance of exams. Please make a special note of this and register early. Late registration will be granted only under extenuating circumstances, at the discretion of the Associate Director for Graduate Studies.

Comprehensive Exam Schedule

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Russell Hall, Room 116
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - Russell Hall, Room 116
Saturday, April 11, 2015 - Russell Hall, Room 116
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - Russell Hall, Room 116

Written General Comprehensive exams, based on the core classes, and Music Education Specialty exams should be completed four (4) weeks prior to the end of the semester in which the student wishes to graduate. Students on the MM Vocal or Instrumental Performance or Jazz Pedagogy degree programs should contact their committee chairperson for information concerning Specialty Area Comprehensive Exams. Specialty Exams must be completed one (1) week prior to the end of the semester the student wishes to graduate.

The exams generally follow this schedule:

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Analytical Techniques I
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Analytical Techniques II
11:30 - 1:30 p.m. BREAK
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Music History

Students whose primary language is not English may have 30 minutes of extra time for each exam, but must request this time one week in advance.   Students may bring a hardback or paperback dictionary. No electronic dictionaries or translation devices allowed.