Admissions

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 handling. 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.

December 1
Final deadline: $125 application fee.

January – February
Faculty will evaluate videos recordings and application materials during this time. Some applicants will also be scheduled for additional online interactions or appointments. Specifics vary by instrument and program.

March 15 – April 15
Admission decision notifications released via application portal.

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.