Application Procedures

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Step 1: Request an Internal Application

To apply, visit the Office of Music Admissions and Financial Aid or contact us via email ( to request an application.

Application Deadline for Fall 2020:     November 1, 2019   


Step 2: Complete the JSoM Supplemental Application

To apply, click here.

Application Deadline for Fall 2020:     December 1, 2019   

Application Fee:     $95

Step 3: Submit TOEFL to JSoM, if applicable

TOEFL Score (Test of English as Foreign Language) - If your native language is not English, you must submit a TOEFL score demonstrating your level of English proficiency by March 1, 2020.
  • If your current TOEFL on file with IU does not meet the following requirements, you must send an updated test score that does to JSoM:
    • Minimum TOEFL score for BM and MM is 84 (internet), 223 (computer), 560 (paper).
    • Minimum TOEFL score for PD and AD is 65 (internet), 183 (computer), 510 (paper).
  • TOEFL can be submitted to JSoM via email, fax, or mail.

NOTE:  All voice applicants requiring the TOEFL must submit their scores by December 1, 2019.

Prescreen & Audition Information

  • Select instrument areas and departments require prescreen. Refer here for a list of those areas and their repertoire/ portfolio requirements.
  • Prescreening recordings/ portolios must be submitted via the JSoM Supplemental Application by December 1, 2019.
  • Prescreen decisions will be sent via email in January.
Audition/ Interview
  • Audition Dates:
    •   January 17-18, 2020
    •   February 7-8, 2020
    •   March 6-7, 2020
  • For a list of audition repertoire requirements, click here.
  • On-campus audition schedules and details will be sent via email no later than 30 days prior to your selected audition weekend.