Undergraduate Music Admission

Important Dates for Fall 2020 Undergraduate Music Applicants

A. These dates apply to applicants with intended enrollment in Fall 2020.

  • November 1, 2019: Application deadline for Early Action applicants
  • November 14, 2019: Deadline to upload recorded auditions and music technology portfolios 
  • November 16, 2019: Early Action undergraduate auditions
  • January 15, 2020: Standard application deadline
  • January 31, 2020: Upload deadline for recorded auditions and music technology portfolios
  • February 1, 2020: Audition day
  • February 8, 2020: Audition day
  • February 22, 2020: Audition day
  • April 1, 2020 (approx): School of Music and Dance mails scholarship offers
  • May 1, 2020: 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

What to expect on audition day: Undergraduate Audition Day Information

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 2019-20 academic year. (No scholarship auditions are available for these enrollees):

  • November 18, 2019: Application deadline for Winter 2020
  • March 2, 2020: Application deadline for Spring 2020
  • July 15, 2020: Application deadline for Fall 2020

    HOW TO APPLY

    A. For applicants who intend to enroll in Fall 2020.

    • Complete the University of Oregon application for admission by November 1, 2019 for Early Action admission; January 15, 2020 for everyone else.
    • Complete the UO School of Music and Dance online application by November 1, 2019 for Early Action admission; January 15, 2020 for everyone else. PLEASE NOTE: Currently some applicants are having problems when using the Safari web browser. We recommend using either Google Chrome or Firefox web browers.
    • 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 during the 2019-20 academic year for: BA General Music Concentration, BA Popular Music Studies Concentration, BS General Music Concentration, BS Popular Music Studies Concentration - (No scholarship auditions are available for these applicants):

    • Complete the UO School of Music and Dance online application by the deadlines listed above. PLEASE NOTE: Currently some applicants are having problems when using the Safari web browser. We recommend using either Google Chrome or Firefox web browers.

      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. PLEASE NOTE: This language requirement is at a higher threshold than UO Admissions.

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