Undergraduate Music Admission

Important Dates for Fall 2018 Undergraduate Music Applicants

A. These dates apply to applicants with intended enrollment in Fall 2018.

  • November 1, 2017: Application deadline for Early Action applicants
  • November 9, 2017: Deadline to upload recorded auditions and music technology portfolios for early action applicants is 12:00 noon
  • November 11, 2017: Early Action undergraduate auditions
  • January 15, 2018: Standard application deadline
  • February 2, 2018: Upload deadline for recorded auditions and music technology portfolios
  • February 3, 2018: Audition day
  • February 10, 2018: Audition day
  • February 24, 2018: Audition day
  • April 1, 2018 (approx): School of Music and Dance mails admission and scholarship offers
  • May 1, 2018: National Letter of Intent Day. Admitted students will be asked to verify their intent to enroll by paying the enrollment deposit online.

Audition requirements: Review our Undergraduate Music Major Audition Requirements.

B. These dates apply to current UO students who wish to be admitted to any of the following degree programs: BA General Music Concentration, BA Popular Music Studies Concentration, BS General Music Concentration, BS Popular Music Studies Concentration - during the 2017-18 academic year. (No scholarship auditions are available for these enrollees):

  • August 21, 2017: Application deadline for Fall 2017
  • November 20, 2017: Application deadline for Winter 2018
  • March 5, 2018: Application deadline for Spring 2018

    HOW TO APPLY

    A. For applicants who intend to enroll in Fall 2018.

    • Complete the University of Oregon application for admission by November 1, 2017 for Early Action admission; January 15, 2018 for everyone else.
    • Complete the UO School of Music and Dance online application by November 1, 2017 for Early Action admission; January 15, 2018 for everyone else.
    • Download the Recommendation Form and distribute copies to two music teachers or other instructors familiar with your growth as a musician.
    • If you are a transfer student applicant, and if you are currently receiving a scholarship from your school, be sure to review—and submit, if necessary—the Scholarship Release Form.

    B. For current UO students who intend to apply for: BA General Music Concentration, BA Popular Music Studies Concentration, BS General Music Concentration, BS Popular Music Studies Concentration - during the 2017-18 academic year. (No scholarship auditions are available for these enrollees):

      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.