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How to Apply for Fall 2022 Entry

Undergraduate Programs
Application Period: November 1, 2021 - December 6, 2021

This is the process for applying to our undergraduate programs, which include:
– Music Performance BM
– Music Education BA
– Music Composition BA
– Global Jazz Studies BA
– Ethnomusicology BA
– Musicology BA
– Music History & Industry BA

Step 1: Complete the UC Application. Opens: November 1. Deadline: EXTENDED to December 1, 11:59pm PST.

Step 2: Complete the School of Music Supplemental Application on Acceptd. Opens: November 1. Deadline: December 6 at 11:59pm PST.

Please note that your application will not be reviewed unless you complete BOTH of these steps by the deadlines posted.

Graduate Programs
Application Period: NOW - December 1, 2021

This is the process for applying to our graduate programs, which include:
– Musicology PhD
– Ethnomusicology PhD

Step 1: Complete the UCLA Application for Graduate Admission. Deadline: December 1, 11:59pm PST.

Questions about the application process?
While we are unable to take phone calls due to the pandemic, we are happy to set up Zoom calls or answer any questions via email.

This admissions cycle, we will be offering both in-person and remote audition/interview options. If the program you are applying to has a final round audition/interview and you are invited to participate in the final round, you will be presented with the option to come to campus to audition or to submit final recorded videos and schedule a remote interview with faculty. You will not be disadvantaged in the admissions process for choosing the remote option. Specific details will be provided to you after the prescreening period has passed (late December). See below for a breakdown of what each program will be doing.

Final Round Audition/Interview Options

Choice of In-Person OR Remote

– Music Performance BM except Harp, which is remote-only
– Music Education BA except Harp, which is remote-only
– Music Composition BA
– Global Jazz Studies BA

– Music MA/PhD (Composition)
– Music MM/DMA (Performance or Conducting) except Harp, which is remote-only

Remote Only

– Musicology BA
– Music History and Industry BA
– Harp (Music Performance BM, Music Education BA, or Music MM/DMA applicants in this instrument area only)