Undergraduate Music Admission

Important Dates for Fall 2017 Undergraduate Music Applicants

These dates apply to applicants with intended enrollment in Fall 2017.

  • November 1, 2016: Application deadline for early action applicants
  • November 10, 2016: Deadline to upload recorded auditions and music technology portfolios for early action applicants is 12:00 noon
  • November 12, 2016: Early action undergraduate auditions
  • January 15, 2017: Standard application deadline
  • February 3, 2017: Upload deadline for recorded auditions and music technology portfolios
  • February 4, 2017: Audition day
  • February 11, 2017: Audition day
  • February 25, 2017: Audition day
  • April 1, 2017 (approx): School of Music and Dance mails admission and scholarship offers
  • May 1, 2017: National Letter of Intent Day. Admitted students will be asked to verify their intent to enroll by paying the enrollment deposit online.

Admissions for the 2016-17 academic year are closed. If you believe you have a special case for admission for 2016-17, please e-mail us.

Apply in Four Steps

  1. Complete the University of Oregon application for admission by November 1, 2016 for early action admission; January 15, 2017 for everyone else.
  2. Review our Undergraduate Music Major Audition Requirements, as well as additional Audition Day Information.
  3. Complete the UO School of Music and Dance online application by November 1, 2016 for early action admission; January 15, 2017 for everyone else. If you are a transfer student applicant, be sure to review—and submit, if necessary—the Scholarship Release Form.
  4. Download the Recommendation Form and distribute copies to two music teachers or other instructors familiar with your growth as a musician.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

For details, visit the Undergraduate Music Financial Aid and Scholarships webpage.

International Applicants

Non-native English Speakers must demonstrate language proficiency through testing:

  • TOEFL score 88 IBT (575 paper-based); or IELTS score 7.0.

Applicants who do not meet these English language proficiencies must complete all required Academic English for International Students (AEIS) course work.