Application Steps

Please read the following steps before starting your applications. After reading the requirements, please complete these steps in the order presented to apply for the Bachelor of Music at James Madison University.

1. Submit your Undergraduate Admissions Application via the JMU Admissions Office

2. Create a Slideroom Portfolio:

In addition to completing the application questions, you'll need to upload:

  • Contact information for an optional reference
  • Unofficial high school transcript
  • Music resume

Your Slideroom Portfolio should be completed one week prior to your audition. All supplemental materials should be uploaded to Slideroom No items should be mailed or emailed to the School of Music.

3. Register for an audition date:

*All Bachelor of Music applicants must register for an audition date. You will do this separately from your JMU Undergraduate Admissions Application using the links above. There will not be a reminder on your University Application. 

For more details regarding specific instrument or vocal audition requirements, please visit our audition guidelines page.

NOTE ON SCHOLARSHIPS: All students who apply to the School of Music are automatically considered for a music scholarship.

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