Ohio University

School of Music Undergraduate Admissions

Music Education majors, Whitney Cope and Mark Rocco, tour the School of Music and select areas of the Ohio University campus!

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.

Ohio University School of Music
Virtual Audition and Faculty Interaction Dates

  • Saturday December 4, 2021
  • Saturday January 22, 2022
  • Saturday February 12, 2022
  • Saturday February 19, 2022
  • Monday February 21, 2022

Auditions and faculty interactions will be conducted virtually via Zoom. Applicants are encouraged to submit a pre-recorded video audition at least two days in advance of their scheduled audition appointment. Live, video conference auditions may also be arranged. All applicants will meet virtually with our faculty. Students who are unable to schedule an audition/interaction on one of the above-listed audition dates should reach out to the applied faculty member or contact music@ohio.edu. We look forward to meeting you and hearing your audition!

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Performance Requirements

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

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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.