Deadlines and Closed Programs

Applications for Summer/Fall 2022 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

November 1 - Priority Deadline for Freshman Applicants (FSU Application)

  • Freshman applicants who complete the FSU application by November 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. Materials include: FSU Application, $30 application fee, self-reported SAT/ACT scores, SSAR (self-reported student academic record)

December 1 - Priority Deadline for Freshman and Transfer Applicants (College of Music materials)

  • Students who submit the Music Supplemental Application by December 1 are most likely to secure their first choice audition date. After this time, some audition rooms may fill to capacity.
  • Music Theatre and Piano Performance applicants must submit prescreening recordings by December 1.

February 1 - Final Deadline for Freshman and Transfer Applicants (All materials due)

  • All undergraduate applicants must have completed the College of Music application by this date. 
  • For students submitting a recorded audition in lieu of a live audition, recordings are due by February 1.
graduate application deadlines

December 1

  • Final deadline for Choral and Wind Band Conducting (No openings for Orchestral Conducting for 2022)
  • Prescreening deadline for Voice Performance, Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy (MM), Brass Performance (Tuba/Euphonium only), String Performance (Violin only), Accompanying, and Opera Coaching
  • Final deadline for Musicology
  • 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. All audition recordings are due for those applicants submitting recorded auditions in lieu of a live audition.

March 1 - Final application deadline for:

  • Composition
  • Music Theory
  • Summers-Only Master of Music Education program

April 1 - Final application deadline* for:

  • Arts Administration
  • 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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