Program Deadlines and Requirements

School of Music requirements

All applicants must complete an audition or interview with the School of Music. For more details, deadlines, and requirements by program, please see graduate admission requirements on the School of Music graduate admission website.


Music Education MM or MS

Application deadline for assistantship or scholarship consideration April 1
Regular admission deadline

April 1

Minimum GPA 3.0
Recommendation letters 2 required, 2 additional letters for assistantship
Essay Required
Testing There are no entry testing requirements. 
Audition Required

An official electronic transcript from each college or university attended should be sent to admission@ithaca.edu by the registrar using the sending institution’s secure electronic submission system. Transcripts sent from a personal email are not official. If an official electronic transcript cannot be provided, an official paper transcript may be sent to:
Ithaca College
Office of Admission
953 Danby Road
Ithaca NY 14850

  • If you are a current IC undergraduate, your Ithaca College transcript will be provided to the Office of Admission automatically. However, you must request official transcripts from any other collegiate institutions you have attended, regardless of whether you received college credit from those institutions. 
Application fee $40 (waived for current Ithaca College students)

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