Transfer Applicant Instructions for Fall 2014

This page is the most important page for a successful completion of your application to the Shepherd School of Music. For that reason, we ask that you print this page for your records to be sure you have completed every applicable step! Applicants will be notified of their admission decision by April 1, 2014.

The Shepherd School of Music strongly encourages applicants to submit their application by December 1 to allow for timely collection and review of applicant materials. Transfer applicants will be notified of their admission decision by the Rice University Admission Office on or before May 15.

Checklist

 

Date Due

1. Common Application

 

March 15, 2014

2. The Rice Supplement to the Common Application

 

March 15, 2014

3. A $75 nonrefundable application fee or waiver request

 

March 15, 2014

4. Final high school transcript

 

March 15, 2014

5. All official college transcripts: GPA 3.2 or better in recent college work, must show courses in progress.

 

March 15, 2014

6. College Official’s Report

 

March 15, 2014

7. Two College Instructor Evaluations

 

March 15, 2014

8. SAT or

 

January 25, 2014

   ACT  

February 8, 2014

9. Financial Aid Forms: submit all 3

  1. Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), use 003604 for school code.
  2. Complete CSS PROFILE, use 6609 for CSS PROFILE Code.
  3. Submit 2013 Tax Returns and W-2s to IDOC.
 

April 1, 2014

10. Audition Profile Form or Preliminary recording, if necessary, as described on the Audition Page

 

December 1, 2013

11. Transfer Acknowledgement Form Applications for transfer admission for Fall 2014 enrollment must be submitted by March 15, 2014. However any preliminary recordings and auditions must be scheduled according to the Audition Page.

 

March 15, 2014

12. Complete the Shepherd School Financial Assistance Application.

 

March 15, 2014



Submit items 1 - 9 to

Submit items 10 - 12 to

Rice University
Admission Office-MS 17
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Office of Music Admissions
Shepherd School of Music
MS 532
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892