Applying to the Program in Musicology

Application to the PhD Program in Musicology is made through the Princeton University Graduate School. The deadline for applications is January 3, 2022.
Application Requirements
Princeton University Graduate College

Statement of Academic Purpose providing the faculty a sense of your scholarly interests and intellectual trajectory; Resume/Curriculum Vitae; Recommendation Letters; Transcripts; Samples of your best written work (seminar papers, senior thesis, published articles);  TOEFL results (as relevant). For further details, please visit the Graduate School Admission Page

Visiting Campus
Princeton University Graduate College

during the fall semester is helpful for students who would like to meet the faculty and current graduate students, and to observe seminars. For further information or to make an appointment please contact: Greg Smith (Graduate Program Administrator) or Elizabeth Margulis (Director of Graduate Studies, 2020-21). 

Admission Decisions

are typically made in late February or early March. Students who are accepted into the program will be invited for a campus visit to meet the faculty and students.  

Admission Eligibility

requires a bachelor’s degree or its foreign equivalent from an accredited college or university. You may apply to only one department, program, or combined program per year.