Prospective Students

Admission to 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. Click on the links below for more information about the application process.


Application Process:


Junior Mock Audition Day - January 23, 2016 

The University of Illinois School of Music invites high school juniors to present a “mock” audition for our music faculty. This free one-day event is designed to help high school juniors gain invaluable experience and knowledge about what it's like to apply/audition for a university music program. Click here to get more information.


School of Music Open Houses

FALL: OCTOBER 8, 2015
SPRING: MARCH 29, 2016

These free one-day events are designed to help high school juniors and seniors (as well as admitted students for the Spring Open House) gain invaluable experience and knowledge about what the University of Illinois School of Music has to offer. Click here to get more information.


Music Admissions Contact Information:

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

Music Admissions Office Hours: 

The Music Admissions offices (located on the 3rd floor of the Music Building in offices 3014, 3018, 3019 and 3022) are open from 9AM-12PM and 1PM-4:30PM during the fall and spring terms (10AM-12PM and 1PM-3PM during the summer); however, it is always advised to email the Music Admissions office to set-up an appointment. We normally set-up prospective student visits at 1:30PM on Monday-Friday.


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APPLICATION DEADLINES

SEPTEMBER 1 - Applications available online
DECEMBER 1 - Final Application Deadline (except Summer MME and transfer)
FEBRUARY 15 - Summers-Only MME Application Deadline
MARCH 1 - Transfer Application Deadline

2016 AUDITION DATES

2016 ON CAMPUS
JANUARY 22 & 23
FEBRUARY 5 & 6
FEBRUARY 12 & 13

2016 NATIONAL AUDITIONS
JANUARY 15 - NYC
JANUARY 16 - CHICAGO

FUTURE AUDITION DATES

2017 AUDITION DATES
January 20 & 21
February 3 & 4
February 10 & 11

2018 AUDITION DATES
January 19 & 20
February 2 & 3
February 9 & 10

2019 AUDITION DATES
February 1 & 2
February 8 & 9
February 15 & 16

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