Welcome to the Admissions and Financial Aid area of the Jacobs School of Music! 
Our staff stand ready to assist you in any way we can, so please feel free to call us at 812-855-7998 or email us at musicadm@indiana.edu if you have questions.

Best wishes,
The Admissions Staff


  • If you are completing your application and have questions about letters of recommendation, please find more information here.

  • Information sessions are held at the Jacobs School of Music Mon.-Fri., from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Click here to schedule your visit.  

  • Undergraduate: The final deadline for Fall 2017 is December 1st! Please remember to follow our application procedures and contact our office if you have any questions: musicadm@indiana.edu or 812-855-7998.

  • Graduate: The deadline for graduate applications is December 1st! Remember, you need to complete an application for both the IU Graduate School and the Jacobs School of Music, so pay close attention to steps 1 and 2 in our application procedures

  • Letters of Recommendation: If your instrument area requires prescreening, you must submit your letters of recommendation via DecisionDeskOnce your DecisionDesk profile is created you will be able to enter information for up to three recommenders. You may then request an emailed link be sent to them which will allow them to upload their letter directly to your account. 

    • Note: Recommenders can be listed in DecisionDesk prior to uploading your prescreening videos and portfolios.