Deadlines and Closed Programs

Applications for Summer/Fall 2021 are now being accepted! Detailed application instructions can be found in the Application Instructions section of this website. The following are the application deadlines for each program:

undergraduate application deadlines

December 1 -   Priority Deadline for Freshman and Transfer Applicants

  • Freshman applicants who complete the FSU application by December 1 will receive priority consideration for admission and scholarships. Unlike applicants to most other academic programs, music applicants will not be notified of their final admission decision until after the audition has been completed.
  • Music Theatre and Piano Performance applicants must submit prescreening recordings by December 1.

February 1 - Final Deadline for College of Music application and recorded auditions

  • All undergraduate applicants must have completed the College of Music application by this date. 
  • For 2020-21, all auditions will be conducted by video recording submission. Recordings due by February 1.

June 1 - Final Deadline for FSU application (Transfer applicants)

  • In most cases, transfer applicants should apply by February 1 - we cannot guarantee an audition or scholarship consideration after that date.
  • All transfer applicants must have completed all requirements of the FSU transfer application by this date.
  • Transfer applications are processed on a rolling basis, so completing the FSU application requirements early will greatly speed up your decision. It is strongly recommended that you complete the FSU application prior to your audition for fastest notification.
graduate application deadlines

December 1

  • Final deadline for Choral, Orchestral, and Wind Conducting
  • Prescreening deadline for Voice Performance, Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy (MM), Brass Performance (Tuba/Euphonium only) Accompanying, and Opera Coaching
  • Priority application deadline for all non-performance programs - Applications completed by this date will be reviewed during the initial review period in January. We will continue to accept applications after this date provided there is space remaining in the program.

February 1 - Final application deadline for:

  • All remaining performance areas - The College of Music application must be completed by this date. For 2020-2021 all auditions will be conducted by video recording submission only. All audition recordings are due by this date.

March 1 - Final application deadline for:

  • Summers-Only Master of Music Education program

April 1 - Final application deadline* for:

  • Arts Administration
  • Composition
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory
  • Opera Directing
  • Piano Technology

June 1 - Final application deadline* for:

  • Master of Arts in Music (General)
  • Music Education
  • Music Therapy

* The College of Music reserves the right to close admission earlier (and often does) if warranted by enrollment limitations and the number and quality of applications. For best consideration, please apply by the priority deadlines listed above.

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