Application Deadlines for Masters & Specialist Admission

December 1: MM in Conducting, MA in Media Arts, MM in Music Education (Academic Year), MM in Performance, SM in Performance

February 3: MM in Music Education Summer Program

Application Deadlines for Doctoral Admission

December 1: DMA in Composition, PhD in Composition and Music Theory, DMA in Conducting, PhD in Music Education, PhD in Musicology, and DMA in Performance

December 10: PhD in Performing Arts Technology

January 5: PhD in Music Theory

Closed Programs (Fall 2023 Term) as of August 1, 2022

The following programs are fully enrolled and will not be accepting applications for Fall 2023 admission:

  • DMA in Bassoon Performance
  • DMA in Euphonium Performance
  • DMA in Flute Performance
  • DMA in French Horn Performance
  • DMA in Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation
  • DMA in Saxophone Performance
  • DMA in Trombone Performance

  • Audition schedules fill quickly, so we may not be able to accommodate all audition date preferences.
  • Review the required information and documentation before you begin the application procedure.
  • To be considered for a merit-based scholarship, you must submit your application and all other required materials by the deadline.
  • In rare instances, we will accept applications for admission after December 1 depending on availability.
  • Applications are considered on-time through 11:59pm in the applicant’s time zone on the deadline date. For example, an applicant living in Chicago must submit by 11:59pm Central Time on December 1.

Enrollment Deposit Due April 15

Once you are admitted, a non-refundable enrollment deposit of $300 will reserve your place at U-M. The money will be credited to your student account upon enrollment. The enrollment deposit is waived if you accept a merit-based scholarship.

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