Admission into the University of Illinois School of Music will be a significant turning point in your musical career. You will be among some of the world’s best educators and artists in their field as well as the most talented and promising students who will be learning side-by-side with you. It’s a rigorous process where we want to learn all about your talent, capabilities, and interests. Below describes the steps to admissions for both graduate and undergraduate admissions.

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All applicants must apply to the University and the School of Music before an admission decision may be rendered.

Spring Application Deadlines

Enrollment for Spring 2006 is open to only Graduate Students and Undergraduate Transfer Students. Freshman applications are not accepted for Spring enrollment.

Fall and Summer Application Deadlines

Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate admission to the School of Music is a two-step process.

Step 1: All applicants must first apply to the University of Illinois.

Step 2: Complete the School of Music Application and audition/interview process.

For specific application instructions, please refer to the Undergraduate Admission Guide.

Auditions and interviews are not scheduled until the applicant has applied to the University.

Graduate Admissions

Graduate admission is also a two-step process. However, admission at this level is processed entirely by the School of Music Admissions Office.

For specific application instructions, please refer to the Graduate Admission Guide.

Music Admissions Contact Information:

School of Music Admissions Office
1114 W. Nevada Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217.244.7899

QuickInfo Resources

1. Select your study level:
    Undergraduate Studies
    Graduate Studies
2. Select the division you plan to study:

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