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Music - Composition

Illinois State's preferred filing period for fall transfer students is September 1-January 15. For the spring semester, the preferred filing period is from April 1-August 1. You are encouraged to apply early in the preferred filing period for best consideration for admission into competitive majors. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today.

Applying to the Program

  • Complete your application for admission, including selecting an audition date
  • Refer to the suggested repertoire recommendations for each music studio to prepare for your audition. You may want to also contact the respective applied faculty member for further information about the audition.
  • Please provide a letter of recommendation from a music professional to:
    Undergraduate Music Admissions
    Campus Box 5660, Illinois State University
    Normal, IL 61790-5660.
  • If you are currently enrolled in a 4-year NASM (National Association of Music Schools) accredited institution, you must provide a completed Transfer Acknowledgement Form.  Send the completed form to:
    Undergraduate Music Admissions
    Campus Box 5660, Illinois State University
    Normal, IL 61790-5660.

Minimum GPA Requirement

2.00

Average Admitted Student Profile

2.99 - 3.46

Required Courses

None

Recommended Courses

  • Music Theory I & II (MUS 101 & 102)
  • Musicianship I & II (MUS 107 & 108)

Additional Information: Classical Audition required for admission. Please visit FineArts.IllinoisState.edu/Music for more information.

Sample Plan of Study

Two Year Transfer Sample Plan of Study
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