Transfer application and checklist for Fall 2018

This is the most important page for successful completion of your application to The Shepherd School of Music. Final admissions decisions will be released by April 1.

Submit items 1-9 to Rice University Admissions Office

Application Step   Checklist   Date Due
1   The Coalition Application and Rice Supplement or the Common Application and Rice Writing Supplement    March 15, 2018
2   A $75 nonrefundable application fee   March 15, 2018
3   Final Official high school transcript   March 15, 2018
4   All Official College Transcript(s)   March 15, 2018
5   The College Report   March 15, 2018
6   Two College Instructor Evaluations   March 15, 2018
7   Last Date to take SAT (Rice code 6609) or   December 2, 2017
8   Last Date to take ACT (Rice code 4152)   February 10, 2018
9   Financial Aid Forms: (1) complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) use 003604 for the school code.
Financial Aid Forms: (2) complete CSS Profile, use 6609 for the CSS profile code.
Financial Aid Forms: (3) Submit 2016 Federal Tax returns and W-2's to IDOC.
  April 15, 2018

Submit items 10-12 to The Shepherd School Office of Music Admissions

Application Step   Checklist   Date Due
10   Music Teacher Recommendation.  In a traditional letter format, this should be submitted directly from the teacher via email (musi@rice.edu), fax, or to the address below       January 2, 2018
11   Audition Profile Form, preliminary recording, or portfolio for composition or music history applicants as described on the Audition Page   December 1, 2017
12   Complete the Shepherd School of Music Financial Assistance Application   December 1, 2017
13    Transfer Acknowledgement Form   March 15, 2018

Submit items 1-9
Rice University
Admissions Office - MS-17
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, Texas 77251-1892

Submit items 10-12
Office of Music Admissions
Shepherd School of Music - MS 532
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, Texas 77251-1892