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The application process for international students is very similar to that for domestic students, with the exception of deadlines. View detailed information on deadlines for international applications below and visit the CU Boulder Admissions website for more detailed information.

Deadlines for international freshmen

Fall admission

Nov. 15: Early Action deadline for CU Boulder Undergraduate Admissions application

Dec. 1: Priority deadline for College of Music application, including the following materials:

  • College of Music application
  • Pre-screening recordings (all composition, voice and non-Colorado resident Flute BME and BM applicants must be submitted on or before Dec. 1)

Note: Live audition dates will not be confirmed until a recorded audition has been submitted.

Jan. 15: Regular Decision deadline for CU Boulder Undergraduate Admissions application

Feb. 1: Final music application deadline

Note: Applicants must apply by Feb. 1 (Common Application, Music Application, recorded audition, letter of recommendation) and complete a virtual live audition by Feb. 15 to be considered for admission. 

Feb. 15: Deadline to complete all live auditions with the College of Music

Spring admission

Oct. 1: Deadline to submit both the CU Boulder Undergraduate Admissions application and the College of Music Admissions application. The College of Music will require the following on or before October 1:

  • College of Music application
  • Pre-screening recordings (all composition, voice and non-Colorado resident Flute BME and BM applicants)

Oct. 15: Final deadline to submit recorded audition

Nov. 15: Final deadline to complete a live audition/interview with the College of Music (including ad hoc auditions), deadline to receive a letter of recommendation.

Notes: Live audition dates will not be confirmed until a recorded audition has been submitted. Jazz does not take saxophone, drum set or trumpet applications for Spring term.

Summer admission

The College of Music does not take applications for Summer term.

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