Undergraduate
Admissions

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Ethnomusicology
Global Jazz Studies
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Musicology
Music History and Industry

Undergraduate Application Journey

1
UC Application
First, complete the University of California Application. Be sure to choose the correct School of Music major as your first choice major for UCLA. Please note that all minimum academic requirements for UCLA still apply to School of Music applicants. Deadline: November 30.
UC Application Instructions
UC Application Instructions
UC Application Instructions
UC Application
UC Application
2
Supplemental Application
After you submit the UC Application, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing the School of Music Supplemental Application. You must choose the same major you listed on the UC application on the Supplemental Application. Be sure to review the supplemental application requirements for your major ahead of time in the Application Requirements section below. Students who only complete the UC Application without completing the Supplemental Application for the School of Music will not be considered. Deadline: TBD, Fall 2020.
Supplemental Application
Supplemental Application
3
Prescreening Materials
We currently ask for prescreening videos for the following majors and instruments. Music Performance BM or Music Education BA: Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Piano, Saxophone, String Bass, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice. You can find the specific requirements for each instrument under the major pages. Global Jazz Studies BA: All instruments are required to submit prescreening videos. Find all requirements on the major page. Music Composition BA: You will be asked to submit a portfolio of compositions and recordings. More information can be found on the major page.
Prescreening Materials
Prescreening Materials
4
Audition and/or Interview
In late December, you will be notified if you will be proceeding in the School of Music's admissions process with an email inviting you to an on-campus interview and/or audition. Our on-campus interview/audition dates take place in late January/early February.
Audition and/or Interview
Audition and/or Interview
5
Admissions Decision
You will receive a single admissions decision that applies to both UCLA and the Herb Alpert School of Music from UCLA Undergraduate Admissions. The School of Music does not notify applicants separately.
UCLA Application Status
UCLA Application Status
UCLA Application Status
Admissions Decision
Admissions Decision
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