Welcome to Juilliard
Dancers, actors, playwrights, and classical and jazz musicians—all have a home at Juilliard, where they receive training and mentorship from incomparable faculty and renowned guest artists, take advantage of unique interdisciplinary collaborations, and perform in iconic venues throughout New York City and beyond.
Now it’s your turn to join the generations of artists who have taken the leap to fulfill their dreams in the performing arts.
We encourage you to apply to one of Juilliard’s undergraduate or graduate programs and have provided the resources on this page to help you throughout the process. If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to [email protected]. Our team is here to support you on your artistic journey, and we look forward to welcoming you into our community.
Associate Dean for Enrollment Management
Whether you are just starting your research into Juilliard or are in the middle of submitting your undergraduate or graduate application, we look forward to connecting with you. We encourage you to reach out to us, ask us questions, attend our events, and talk with your counselors and teachers. Wherever you decide to start, we'll be here for you along the way.
Apply to Juilliard
- Apply to The Juilliard School (New York, USA)
- Apply to The Tianjin Juilliard School (Tianjin, China)
Learn About Juilliard
- Read the 2023-24 Admissions Viewbook
- Read the latest Juilliard news
- Explore the Dance Division
- Explore the Drama Division
- Explore the Music Division
- Learn about tuition and financial aid
- Note that approximately 90 percent of students receive scholarships and financial support, and the following programs are tuition-free: Artist Diplomas in Jazz, Music Performance, Opera Studies, Playwriting, and String Quartet Studies; Doctor of Musical Arts; Historical Performance; and Master of Fine Arts in Acting.
Connect with Juilliard
- Prospective Students: Introduce yourself and sign up for the latest information on all things Juilliard
- Teachers and Counselors: Sign up for information to support your students
- Attend a virtual or in-person campus tour
- Attend a virtual info session
- Attend a college fair
- Have more questions? Ask an Admissions Officer or Ask a Student
- Drama Events
- Dance Events
Application Deadlines and Auditions
Applications for college-level degrees and programs at The Juilliard School and The Tianjin Juilliard School opened on September 1. If you are applying as an undergraduate or graduate student, please note your application deadline:
Deadlines for The Juilliard School (New York, USA)
- BFA or MFA in Acting: Apply by November 1 (prescreened applicants), apply by December 1 (non-prescreened applicants)
- AD in Opera Studies: Apply by November 1
- AD in Playwriting: Apply by November 15
- BFA in Dance: Apply by December 1
- All other Music degrees: Apply by December 1
Deadlines for The Tianjin Juilliard School (Tianjin, China)
- MM in Instrumental and Chamber Music, Collaborative Piano, or Instrumental and Orchestral Studies: Apply by December 15
Audition requirements, including prescreening and audition repertoire, can be found on our websites:
- The Juilliard School (New York, USA) Audition Requirements
- The Tianjin Juilliard School (Tianjin, China) Audition Requirements
Audition dates are posted on our websites:
- The Juilliard School (New York, USA) Audition Dates
- The Tianjin Juilliard School (Tianjin, China) Audition Dates
Other Opportunities at Juilliard
In addition to its undergraduate and graduate degrees and diplomas, Juilliard offers many opportunities for students of all ages.
- The Preparatory Division includes Pre-College and the Music Advancement Program, two Saturday music programs for students ages 8-18. Click here to learn more about the Preparatory Division.
- Juilliard’s summer programs for high school students includes the Summer Dance Intensive and a growing lineup of music intensives. Click here to learn more about summer programs.
- Each semester, Juilliard Extension offers online and in-person courses in dance, drama, and music, open to everyone. Click here to browse the course catalog and enroll.