College of Music

University of Colorado Boulder

Prospective Undergrads

The College of Music offers a variety of undergraduate degrees (Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education & Bachelor of Arts) in addition to three (3) certificate programs

The College of Music does not offer any minors in music.  However, the College of Music has a wide variety of opportunities for non-music majors.


Students interested in the College of Music have a two-step application process.  Students must meet the University of Colorado Boulder deadlines and then the College of Music deadlines.  For more information about the deadlines for submitting the university's admission application, visit

College of Music deadlines for SPRING (January) Semester admission are:

  • Oct. 1 – Voice, and non-Colorado resident Flute (prescreening required)
  • Oct. 1 – All other areas (the jazz department does not accept spring applicants)

College of Music deadlines for FALL (August) Semester admission are:

  • Dec. 1 – Voice, Jazz Guitar and non-Colorado resident Flute (prescreening required)
  • Dec. 1 – All other areas

While the priority deadline has past, we are still accepting applications. 

Please submit your applications and pre-screening (if applicable) as soon as possible as we would need to schedule your audition.  

Final video recorded auditions must be submitted by 
February 15.

Visiting Us

Students are encouraged to visit the College of Music.  To inquire about and to schedule a visit, please contact Assistant Dean for Recruitment & Outreach, Fred Peterbark.

Students should also consider attending CU Music Day, or an upcoming College Fair where the College of Music will be represented.

Contact Us

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
College of Music
301 UCB
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0301
(303) 735-2283


Imig Music Building, Room C109
Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed noon-1p.m.), Mon. – Fri.
Summer Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (closed noon-1p.m.), Mon. – Fri.