Admission into the UNT Jazz Studies Program (Undergraduate and Graduate)

How to Apply:

Step 1: Apply to UNT

A general application to UNT is required prior to applying to the College of Music:

Step 2: Apply to the College of Music

Once you have submitted your general application to UNT and received your student ID number, you must complete a College of Music application (opens September 1st each year):

Step 3: Audition

Once you have submitted your general application to UNT and completed a College of Music application, if invited, you will need to perform a live audition or submit a final audition by video:

Undergraduate Applicants:

Please note a classical audition is required in addition to the jazz audition for following areas:

  • Drumset/Vibraphone
  • Piano
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone

Second Bachelor's Status and IELI:

If you are considering applying to the Jazz Studies program under second bachelor's status, which means you have earned a completed bachelor's degree in something other than jazz studies and you wish to earn a second one, or you anticipate having to study in UNT's Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) in order to satisfy the English Language Proficiency requirement, please read the Jazz Studies policy on second bachelor's status.

Preliminary Auditions/Screenings:

Please note a first round of audition is required for all jazz studies applicants. The screenings will be submitted through the music application and will determine progression in the music admission process.

Jazz Studies Awards:

Your audition for admission will also serve as the audition for scholarship consideration.