Ohio University

School of Music Undergraduate Admissions

Join the School of Music

Whether you're just beginning your research into the School of Music or are working on your application, find all the resources you might need below. General University requirements are required to enroll into the School of Music.


  1. Apply online at www.ohio.edu/apply
  2. Pay your application fee.
  3. Have your transcript(s) officially sent.
  4. Request that your ACT and/or SAT scores be sent, if applicable.
  5. Check your status online!


All students who seek admission to Ohio University with a major in Music must audition. The audition is for both admission and talent-based scholarship decisions.

Audition dates are scheduled for:

  • Saturday December 5, 2020 
  • Saturday January 23, 2021 
  • Saturday February 13, 2021
  • Monday February 15, 2021
  • Saturday February 20, 2021

All auditions will be held in Glidden Hall. 

Students who desire to audition but cannot attend one of the above-listed audition dates should call the School of Music (740-593-4244) to determine whether we will be able to accommodate a different audition date for you. Please know that while an audition other than the dates above will be considered for admission, students may not be considered for talent based scholarships.

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Performance Requirements

Requirements for auditions vary by performance division. Click the following links for more specific criteria.

Click here to schedule a free, 15-minute Virtual music lesson with our faculty

Financial Aid and Scholarships

We provide several options for students seeking talent-based scholarships, as well as opportunities for first-year and transfer students seeking funding for specific programs. Explore these details on the Financial Aid and Scholarships page.

Have Questions?

Curious about your undergraduate program options or what career opportunities will be available? See the answers to some of our most commonly asked questions on our FAQ page.