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The Department of Music offers Ph.D. degrees in ethnomusicology, musicology, and composition. We offer a combination of stipends, teaching assistantships, and campus-wide fellowships to support doctoral students from their beginning years to their dissertation writing. 

To apply please visit https://graduate.ucr.edu/.

Applications received before January 5th 2023 have better opportunities for financial aid.

We require two writing samples for ethnomusicology and musicology, and/or a creative portfolio for compostion.

For more information, contact Prof. Saavedra at leonora.saavedra@ucr.edu