The University of Illinois School of Music offers students a unique educational experience. It’s the best of both worlds—a small, highly selective music program within a large, world-class university. As a student, you'll develop your musicianship by performing, composing, teaching, researching, and innovating through technology.  You’ll benefit from a broad-based comprehensive education that includes the opportunity for course work in departments throughout campus. Our program is designed for your academic success and to prepare you for a rewarding career.  Recent graduates have won prestigious competitions, orchestra/ensemble positions, and teaching positions around the world.

Graduate Application Process

Quick Facts

• 700+ music majors
• 80+ full-time faculty
• Conservatory-like studies at a tier-one research institution
• State-of-the-art facilities including the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
• 43,000+ total students at the University of Illinois

Champaign-Urbana is a great place to live!


School of Music Admissions Office
1114 W. Nevada Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 244-7899 |