Doctor of Musical Arts Table of Contents for Fall 2016


Application Requirements for Fall 2016*

*Enrollment is for the fall of 2016 only. Juilliard does not offer spring enrollment.

Juilliard Admissions Upcoming Office Hours

Wednesday, November 25: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, EST
Thursday – Sunday, November 26-29: CLOSED
Monday, November 30: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, EST
Tuesday, December 1: 9:00 AM – 11:59 PM, EST

IMPORTANT NOTE: All deadlines below are "RECEIVED BY" deadlines - including application fees, checks, and pre-screening materials.

Application Component Deadline
Online application, including essays December 1, 2015
A $110 application fee, payable in U.S. funds December 1, 2015
Pre-screening materials, if required December 1, 2015
Proof of English Language Proficiency, if required December 1, 2015
Transcripts from all previous college / conservatory / university studies* February 15, 2016
Dossier* February 15, 2016
Letters of Recommendation* February 15, 2016
Live Audition February 28 - March 4, 2016**

*Juilliard Admissions is adopting and promoting a paperless and environmentally friendly application process. Please do not send in any transcripts, letters of recommendation, or your dossier until after you have received your official audition invitation, and no later than February 15, 2016.

**Please note: Doctoral auditions have multiple components, which will require several days to complete and are required for admission consideration (see Callbacks, below). Doctoral applicants should avoid auditioning on Friday, March 4, if possible.

Additional Information

Pre-Screening and Live Audition Procedures

Audition Dates, Pre-Screening and Live Audition Repertoire

You may also click on a major below to view the repertoire requirements for your department.


Late Application/Pre-Screening Materials Policies



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