Undergraduate Admissions

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Welcome to the School of Music at The Ohio State University!

Studying music at Ohio State means that you will have remarkable opportunities to grow as a person, performer and student. The School of Music is a small, tight-knit community set within one of the largest research universities in the country, and offers today’s students, faculty and guest artists an innovative place for making exceptional music, stimulating artistic growth, exploring educational methodology and conducting groundbreaking research. Where will music take YOU?

COVID-19 update for visits and events

As Ohio State continues to monitor the coronavirus outbreak, several new policy guidelines have been issued, including for campus events. To keep our communities safe, the university is canceling all undergraduate admissions visits and on-campus recruitment events scheduled through April 20.

We know guests have questions, visit this page for updates as decisions are made.

This is an unprecedented situation that is evolving on a daily basis. We are grateful for your understanding and patience! Learn more about how Ohio State is keeping our communities safe.

If you would like to visit the School of Music, we look forward to meeting you in the future. In the meantime, if you have questions, feel free to email music@osu.edu. We will put you in touch with our Undergraduate Admissions office.

YOUTH SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAMS — Currently, we plan to offer the full complement of Youth Summer Music Programs in June and July, 2020. Online registration for our eight different programs is open. Should program cancellations occur, full refunds will be issued to all who have registered. Please contact us with questions.


Come to our Admissions Events

Practice Audition Day (October 2020) — Open to all high school juniors and seniors, Practice Audition Day provides students interested in learning more about majoring in music with an opportunity to perform a mock audition and receive valuable feedback from our faculty.

Spring Visit Day (April 2021) — High school students who are curious about majoring in music are invited to meet School of Music faculty, observe ensemble rehearsals, learn about the admissions process and attend special workshops.

Have a Question?

If you have any questions about the School of Music, the university, or the admissions and audition process, please don’t hesitate to contact our recruitment office at music@osu.edu.