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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
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Recorded Auditions

Note: Virtual-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 deadline to submit the College of Music application and recorded auditions

Feb. 15: Deadline to complete all virtual-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. College of Music will require the following:

  • College of Music application
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Submission of recorded auditions

Nov. 15: Final deadline to submit recorded auditions or complete virtual-live auditions with the College of Music (including ad hoc auditions) 

Note: Virtual-live audition dates will not be confirmed until a recorded audition has been submitted.

Summer admission

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

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