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Application Deadlines for Undergraduate Admission 

All materials, including the Common Application or Coalition Application, Artistic Profile (with prescreening and portfolio materials if required), transcripts, and test scores* must be submitted in order for the review process to go forward.

*(For the 2020-2021 application cycle, U-M has adopted a test-flexible policy. Please read the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website to learn more.)

October 15: Deadline for Winter term admission (see below) and Theatre Design & Production applicants who want to interview on December 4

December 1: Deadline for all Fall 2021 programs**

**(For the 2020-2021 application cycle, Fall 2021 applicants to Piano Performance degrees have until Friday, January 8, 2021 to submit their Artistic Profile. This later deadline applies only to the Artistic Profile and does not apply to applicants to other degrees).

Additional Deadline Information

  • The December 1 deadline applies to all undergraduate applicants, including external and cross-campus transfer applicants. SMTD does not participate in Early Action.
  • All deadlines are for 11:59pm on the day listed for your local time. For example, applicants living in Chicago must submit no later than 11:59pm Central Time on December 1.

Winter Term Admission Policies & Procedures

Application and Artistic Profile Submissions are due October 15, and auditions/interview recordings are due by November 1. Please email smtd.auditions@umich.edu when you are ready to submit your required recordings.

SMTD Admissions is currently gathering information on what programs will accept applications for Winter 2021 admission. Those will be posted here in September of 2020.

The following programs do not accept Winter applications in any year:

  • BFA in Musical Theatre
  • BFA in Performing Arts Technology
  • BFA in Theatre Performance (Acting & Directing)
  • BM in Music & Technology
  • BS in Sound Engineering

Associate Professor of Music Education Kate Fitzpatrick