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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 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.


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Application and 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: Voice and Jazz Guitar (prescreening recordings required)
  • Feb. 1: all other areas

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 audition dates in February. Additionally, most scholarships are awarded to students who audition in February.

Spring admission

  • Oct. 1: Voice (prescreening recordings required)
  • Oct. 1: all others (the Jazz Department does not admit saxophone, drum set, or trumpet Spring applicants)

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