To be eligible to enroll in a music degree program at Miami University, you must

  1. be admitted to Miami University
  2. complete a successful audition for the Department of Music

Admission to the Department of Music depends on an audition, which can occur live on the Miami University campus in Oxford or via recording. Each area, program, or instrument has particular audition requirements.

Each academic year the Department of Music conducts auditions on several specific dates. Campus audition dates for Fall 2016 admission are as follows:

  • November 7th, 2015
  • February 6th, 2016
  • February 20th, 2016
  • February 27th, 2016

To schedule an audition please fill out the Department of Music application through Decision Desk. Please note that applying is free, the Department of Music waives any Decision Desk application fee.

For Undergraduate Admission

Apply to Miami University via the Office of Admissions website.  Specify MUSIC as your intended major.

For Graduate Admission

Apply to Miami University via the Graduate Studies website.  See the Graduate Admission page for specific requirements for admission to the Department of Music.

Please email or call the Department of Music ( or 513-529-3014) if there are any questions regarding the admissions process.