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Students may transfer into the College of Music from another college on the CU Boulder campus. Students interested in transferring to the College of Music or adding music as a second major (double major) must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students must apply and audition to be accepted into the College of Music. Apply to transfer to the College of Music here.


Application + audition deadlines

All transfer students must complete an audition to be admitted to the College of Music. Visit the Auditions page for more information.

Fall admission

  • Dec. 1: Priority consideration, pre-screening submission deadline (pre-screening required for all composition, voice and non-resident flute applicants).
  • Feb. 1: Final application deadline and final deadline to submit recorded auditions.

Note: Although the application deadline for intra-university transfer students is Feb. 1, we strongly recommend that you apply by Dec. 1 so that you may attend one of our Saturday live audition dates in January/February. Additionally, most scholarships are awarded to students who attend a live audition. All live auditions must be completed on or before Feb. 14.​

Spring admission

  • Oct. 1: Final application deadline, pre-screening submission deadline (pre-screening required for all composition and voice and non-resident flute applicants). All pre-screening recordings should be sent to
  • Oct. 15: Deadline to submit required audition availability to
  • Nov. 15: Final live audition and interview deadline.

Please note: The Intra-University Transfer (IUT) Drop Application requirements and deadlines differ from the IUT Add/Change Application for the College of Music and may have financial and academic ramifications for students. The IUT Drop Application only applies to students who are pursuing degrees in at least two different colleges/schools/programs and wish to discontinue one major. For more information, deadlines, and the IUT Drop Application, please visit the CU Boulder Intra-University Transfer (IUT) webpage.

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