Undergraduate Admissions | LSU School of Music

Undergraduate Admissions

Steps To Admission

Students who wish to enroll in the LSU School of Music must be admissible to Louisiana State University and successfully pass an audition with the School of Music. These two steps occur simultaneously.

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Apply to LSU

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Complete the School of Music application found in your myLSU application portal.

  • This step includes selecting your audition type.
  • Your audition options (in-person vs. virtual) may differ depending on your audition area. Please refer to the Audition Requirements to check if this applies to you.

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Prepare for your audition by reviewing the requirements for your area.

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Audition Options

  • Live and In-Person, at an LSU Audition Day.
    • If you select this option, the Office of Student Success will contact you to schedule a date and time.
  • Live and Virtual


International & Transfer Student Information

An applicant whose native language is not English and/or who has been educated outside of the U.S. in a country or province where English is not the only official language must demonstrate proof of English proficiency by submitting either a TOEFL or an IELTS score.

More Information for International Students

Transfer students are encouraged to submit all transcripts to LSU as early as possible, to allow for evaluation of course credit. All transfer music coursework is based on placement exams taken at LSU. Transfer students who are interested in being considered for scholarships must contact:

Office of Student Success
102 School of Music Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2504
Email: musicadmissions@lsu.edu 


Visit Our Campus

From the Italian Renaissance architecture to Mike the Tiger's beautiful habitat, LSU has multiple attractions that are perfect for a walking tour. The LSU School of Music has a variety of performance and learning spaces we would love to show you, such as the historic art deco Shaver Theatre. Also check out the Visual and Performing Arts Residential College (VPARC), a unique living space where students from the College of Music & Dramatic Arts and the College of Art + Design can collaborate together.

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