How to apply to the School of Music


1. Apply to UA! We now accept the Common App as well. When you apply, submit a non-refundable $50 application fee, high school transcripts and ACT or SAT test scores. Admissions deadlines.

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Admissions criteria for freshmen

2. Audition! Please complete this form to schedule an audition for 2023-2024 school year.

Scholarship audition dates for the 2023-2024 academic year:

  1. Monday, Feb. 20, 2023
  2. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023
  3. Friday, March 3, 2023
  4. In-person and virtual auditions by appointment.  Call 330-972-7590 for details.

All scholarship auditions must be completed by March 3, 2023

  • See audition requirements for each area of study in the School of Music. Each student will be tested on keyboard proficiency and music theory for placement into the proper class.


Complete this short form, and we'll be in touch.

3. Visit us! Sign up for one of our Daily Info Sessions and Tours or attend one of our special Visit Days. Learn about visiting UA.

4. Learn about financial aid and scholarships! Visit our financial aid site for more about scholarships, grants, loans and more.

Deadline for School of Music scholarship consideration is Friday, March 3, 2023. Please check individual deadlines for other scholarships available.

5. Every student should submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Deadline for priority consideration is Dec. 1.

6. Need housing? Visit the Residence Life and Housing site to learn about the options available.

7. Explore our prestigious Williams Honors College. Students interested in the Williams Honors College must complete a supplemental application and meet the admissions criteria.

Questions? Call the School of Music office at 330-972-7590. We are glad to help.


If you are a graduate student, apply online. All graduate students must audition before acceptance into the School of Music.

Questions? Call the School of Music office at 330-972-7590. We are glad to help.