Music Department

Applying for Entrance - FAQs

Q: When is the application deadline?
A: Department of Music application and audition results are reviewed and admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year. Since awards for music talent scholarships and graduate asssistantships, stipends and tuition waivers are determined in late March. To guarantee consideration for Music Scholarships, students should audition by February 26, 2010.

Q: May I transfer to the Department of Music from another school or college within Cleveland State University?
A: Yes! Students of other Cleveland State colleges or programs are welcome to audition for admission to the Department of Music. Call 216-687-5039 for more information.

Q: I am applying as a transfer candidate. How many of my credits will transfer?
A: An evaluation of your transcripts will determine which coursework will transfer. For more information about this process, consult the Transfer Guides section of the University website.

Q: I have just been accepted into the Department of Music. When may I register for classes?
A: After a successful audition and acceptance by the Department of Music, incoming freshman and transfer music majors should schedule an appointment with William Lovell, Administrative Assistant, for their initial advising session for music course selection. Subsequently they should meet with an advisor in The Advising Center to determine non-music coursework. For a complete listing of registration dates, deadlines and information, follow this link to the Office of the University Registrar.