This is the most important page for successful completion of your application to The Shepherd School of Music. For this reason, we ask that you refer to this page to be sure you have completed every applicable step! Final admissions decisions will be released by the end of March.
|Application Step||Checklist||Date Due|
|1||Application with all supplemental materials||December 1†|
|2||Non-refundable application fee of $85||December 1|
|3||Three letters of recommendation: with online application or the paper version||December 10|
|4||Unofficial transcripts attached to the application*||December 1|
|5||Copies of 2 - 4 programs of performances in which you participated during undergraduate study and/or the last two years attached to the application.* A program example is here.||December 1|
Official transcripts with Fall, 2019 grades. A cumulative minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required on the Bachelor's transcript. For more information, please see the FAQ section.
|7||TOEFL: required if your previous degree is not from a U.S. institution or your native language is not English. Please see the FAQ section for more information.||January 3|
|8||Shepherd School Financial Assistance Application attached to the application*||December 1|
Use the following links for the appropriate audition/interview information:
*all application attachments must be in .pdf format
†The application will close at the end of December 1 at 11:59 PM(EST).
Begin your application here: Submission of an Application and Supplemental materials