Admissions Dates to Know

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September 1
Online application opens for the following academic year; all information on this site related to the application, including application instructions, audition dates and repertoire, becomes official on September 1 and is subject to change until that date.

November 1
Priority deadline: $75 application fee; priority audition/interview scheduling. This is NOT an early decision deadline.  In order to receive priority handling, the online application must be submitted along with transcripts and any required test scores or pre-screening recordings.  Submission of the application and any required prescreening materials by this date is strongly recommended for Voice applicants and for those requesting a regional audition date.

December 1
Final deadline: $125 application fee.

January – February
Audition season, with domestic regional auditions in January and on-campus auditions at Eastman through February.  Dates differ depending on instrument and program.  See Undergraduate Audition/Interview Dates or Graduate Audition/Interview Dates for details.

March 15 – April 15
Admission decision notifications emailed

April 15; May 1
Response deadline: Admitted graduate students must notify the school of their decision to accept or decline the offer of admission by April 15.  Admitted undergraduate students must notify the school of their decision to accept or decline the offer of admission by May 1.