Undergraduate and graduate (master's) prospective students will find important application information on this page. For questions regarding undergraduate admissions, please contact Mary Sage, Admissions and Recruiting Coordinator; for questions regarding graduate admissions, please contact Melinda Coats, Graduate Studies Administrative Assistant. Prospective doctoral students, visit the Center for Church Music Studies' site for information on Church PhD and DMA degrees.
Apply to both Baylor University and the School of Music by February 1 to begin in the Fall:
In order to gain admission to the School of Music, you must also be accepted by the university; acceptance for one does not guarantee acceptance for the other. Select your audition date on the School of Music Application.
Note: The School of Music application requires attachment of a few specific materials such as two letters of recommendation, a short essay, and a repertoire list. Details are listed on the application.
We highly recommend completing the FAFSA and CSS Profile. To be considered for all possible scholarship and financial aid opportunities, undergraduates must complete both of these applications. You may complete them before you get accepted or audition. (the earlier you complete these applications, the better). We recommend completing before February 1 for those wanting to begin school in the Fall.
Every student applying to be accepted into the School of Music for an undergraduate degree must audition on their principal instrument. For additional details, please review our information for audition requirements & dates.
Please note the additional requirements for the following programs:
Apply to both the Baylor Graduate School and the School of Music to begin in the Fall. In order to gain admission to the School of Music, you must also be accepted by the Graduate School; acceptance for one does not guarantee acceptance for the other. Those applying for the Church Music Dual Degree (MDiv/MM) must also apply to Truett Seminary.
The following are submitted along with the Graduate School application, February 15:
If applicable, select your audition date on the School of Music Application (see below). Additional materials are needed for the following MM degree programs and can be submitted on the School of Music application, due February 1:
We HIGHLY recommend completing the FAFSA. To be considered for all possible scholarship and financial aid opportunities, graduate students must complete the FAFSA. You may complete it before you get accepted or audition (the earlier you complete the FAFSA, the better). We recommend completing it before February 1 for those wanting to begin school in the Fall.
Only students applying for the following majors must complete an audition on their primary instrument:
For additional details, please review our information for audition requirements & dates.