Undergraduate Application Journey
Complete the University of California Application. Be sure to choose a School of Music major as your first choice major for UCLA. The deadline for submitting the UC Application is November 30, 2018.
After you submit the UC Application, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing the School of Music Supplemental Application. Be sure to review the supplemental application requirements for your major ahead of time in the Application Requirements section below. The deadline for submitting the supplemental application is December 12, 2018.
If you are applying to the Music Performance or Music Education majors on Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Flute, French Horn, Piano, Saxophone, String Bass, Trombone, Trumpet, Viola, Violin, or Voice, you are required to submit a pre-screening audition. If you are applying to the Music Composition major, you are required to submit a pre-screening composition portfolio. Upload your audition or portfolio files in the School of Music Supplemental Application by the December 12 deadline.
Audition and/or Interview
Come to campus for your final audition and/or interview in late January or early February. We will email you the date and time of your audition/interview appointment in late December.
You will receive a single admissions decision that applies to both UCLA and the Herb Alpert School of Music from UCLA Undergraduate Admission.
View Application Requirements