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About this Program

Overview

The 4-year undergraduate Bachelor of Music (BM) degree provides extensive applied training, along with comprehensive instruction in music theory and history, and an introduction to the liberal arts disciplines.

The Music Division accepts a total of approximately 150 classical instrumentalists and vocalists, and approximately 7 to 9 jazz instrumentalists, into the BM program every year.

Eligibility

In order to be admitted as a Bachelor of Music student, you must have:

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent by the time you enroll
  • Prior artistic training
  • English language fluency

If you apply to this degree program and are denied admission, you can apply again. After two unsuccessful attempts, you are no longer eligible to apply.

Academic Requirements

In most cases, the Juilliard School requires no specific courses, GPAs, standardized test scores, or class rankings for entry to this program. 

However, we will carefully evaluate your academic record and required essay to make sure you have the scholastic competence necessary to succeed in college-level coursework. 

There are specific requirements for:

Criteria for Acceptance

  • Exceptional talent as a performer, and the potential to meet Juilliard's technical standards
  • A high level and quality of training and musicianship
  • A capacity for sustained, disciplined practice
  • The personal maturity and generosity of spirit essential for ensemble work
  • Broad and thoughtful interest in the world of music, including its historical traditions and contemporary trends
  • A clear dedication to artistic excellence and a desire to exercise artistic leadership 

Double Majors

Double majors are very rare at Juilliard, due to the strenuous nature of our performance-based curriculum.

Most double majors require an additional year of study to complete all requirements, and there is an additional cost above tuition that is applicable each year.

If you are considering a double major, you must apply, audition, and be admitted to each major before formally requesting approval to study both majors. The Registrar's Office will review the request to determine the feasibility of combining the two chosen majors. 

BCJ Program

Juilliard has programs with Barnard College and Columbia University that allow for cross-registration for approved students. 

Learn more about the program

Application Timeline

Application Timeline

APPLICATION REQUIREMENT RECEIVED-BY DEADLINE
Online Application with Artistic Resume, Essay(s)and Introduction Video  December 1
Application Fee ($USD) or Fee Waiver December 1
Prescreening Materials December 1
Official Transcripts January 15 
Proof of English Language Proficiency  December 1
SAT/ACT Scores (homeschooled applicants only)  December 1
Recommender Information December 1
Recommendation(s) Received December 15
Request for ADA audition accommodations December 15

 

PRESCREENING NOTIFICATIONS
Results announced by Mid-January

The following items are only required if you are invited to audition:

AUDITION REQUIREMENT RECEIVED-BY DEADLINE
Scholarship / Financial Aid Application  March 1
Auditions See "Auditioning for Juilliard" Section

Application Results

You will receive notification of your admission status (admit, wait list, or deny) through your application status page no later than April 1, if all required application materials have been received.

Application Fee & Waivers

Application Fee

The $110 application fee is nonrefundable and must be paid through your application status page upon submission of your application. Your application is not considered complete until the fee has been received.

Fee Waivers

The inability to pay a college application fee should never be a barrier to applying to The Juilliard School.

First-time College Students

Fee waiver requests are available for first-time college students who demonstrate significant financial need by uploading of one of the following to the application:

  • An official College Board fee waiver form signed by a high school guidance counselor
  • An official SAT fee waiver form signed by a high school guidance counselor
  • An official NACAC fee waiver form signed by a high school guidance counselor
  • A letter on school stationery from a college/guidance counselor stating that you qualify for the free lunch program
  • A letter from someone other than a family member that addresses your financial situation 

Transfer Students

Fee waiver requests are available for transfer students who demonstrate significant financial need by uploading of one of the following to the application:

  • If you are independent, copies of prior year tax forms
  • A letter on school stationery from your current college's Financial Aid Office stating that you have financial need of a fee waiver
  • A personal letter describing your financial situation

Fee waiver requests will be evaluated after you have submitted a complete application. If you are requesting a fee waiver, please submit your application (including fee waiver documentation) but do not pay the application fee.

How to Upload

Fee waiver documentation must be uploaded directly within the online application and submitted by the appropriate deadline. Documents must be in either .doc or .pdf format. (Convert your file to another format if scanning your document as a jpg.)

Fee waiver requests are processed on an ongoing basis. There will be an application fee payment due on your application status page until either your request is approved or denied. You will receive an email with the results of your request as soon as it is processed.

If your request for a fee waiver is denied, you will be required to pay the application fee by the deadline. Your application is not considered complete until the fee has been received. 

Your Application Materials

Your Online Application

Your application must be submitted online by the appropriate deadline. To begin, create your Juilliard Admissions Account, gather all of the required application materials, and follow the instructions to complete your application.

Start your online application

Your Resume

An artistic resume must be uploaded as part of the online application. The resume should be 1-2 pages and must include: 

  • Your name (and any alternate name used)
  • Education (all diplomas/certificates/degrees earned or in progress)
  • Any experience related to your intended major

There is no specific layout required for the resume; however it must be uploaded in either a .pdf or .doc file format. Please do not submit program bios. The resume is used as a reference for faculty and the Admissions Committee.

Your Essay(s)

Juilliard’s Admissions Committee uses your essay(s) to learn more about you as an individual and gain a sense of who you are beyond your application, transcript, and audition.

Essay Requirements

  • 1–2 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font
  • written in English (not translated from another language)
  • must be your own original work
  • submitted within the online application

Topics

  • Please write about why you have chosen to become a musician and what motivates you to continue to pursue music at the collegiate/professional level. Please also elaborate specifically on why you are applying to Juilliard, and how conservatory training will support your future goals.

Additional Essay Requirements
Additional essays are required in each of the following circumstances:

Optional Essay
Should you have a personal or academic circumstance to share that you feel can provide context for a particular point on your resume - for example, a gap year, unusually low grades in a semester or year, etc. - you have the option to submit an additional short essay.

Your Introduction Video

A one-minute video uploaded to the application in which you record yourself giving the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your major (i.e. flute, composition, organ). Voice applicants: please include your voice type
  • Your current music teacher
  • Your current school and grade level
  • One fact that you want the faculty to know about you that they cannot learn from your application materials

To record your video, navigate to the "Music Introduction Video" tab in your application. There you will find instructions for starting the recording. Because the video will be recorded directly from the application, not uploaded as a video file, we recommend allowing yourself ample time to prepare and test your recording in the application module. You can record and save your video at any time before submitting your application, and can delete and re-record your video as needed prior to submission. You will need to use a computer (any type) or cell phone (Android only) with a webcam and a browser that supports media recording (Chrome and Firefox). At this time, video recording is not supported on iPhones or iPads. If you have any trouble with the video recording module, please call or email the Office of Admissions.

Your Transcripts

Transcripts are an important component of the decision process. They help us determine if you have sufficient scholastic competence to succeed in coursework at the level for which you are applying. Official transcripts must be received by the appropriate deadline.  

Definition of an Official Transcript

  • An electronic record of your academic progress, including grades earned, sent directly to [email protected] by a secure service (such as Naviance, eSCRIP-SAFE, or other system). Scanned, emailed, or uploaded copies are NOT considered official. 

    OR
     
  • A paper record of your academic progress, including grades earned, sent in a sealed envelope directly from the issuing institution(s) to the Juilliard Office of Admissions (mailing address below)

Please note that we do not accept transcripts sent via email.

Transcript Requirements for Students Studying in the US

  • Official transcripts must be sent by the appropriate deadline 
  • Your official transcript(s) must show all prior and current high school coursework 
  • Report cards, grade reports, and other student records are not considered official transcripts
  • We understand that the current academic year has not ended, and that, if you are currently enrolled, you have not yet completed your program. Please submit your transcript as is by the deadline; a final transcript will be required later, if you are admitted and choose to enroll.

Transcript Requirements for Students Studying Outside the US

  • Official transcripts must be sent by the appropriate deadline 
  • If your transcript is not in English, we require the transcript in its original language as well as a certified translation
  • Your official transcript(s) must show all prior and current coursework equivalent or similar to a US high school curriculum 
  • You will be notified if an official evaluation of your transcript is required in order to verify your academic level. Companies such as SpanTran, WES, or ECE can provide this service for a fee
  • We understand that the current academic year has not ended, and that, if you are currently enrolled, you have not yet completed your program. Please submit your transcript as is by the deadline; a final transcript will be required later, if you are admitted and choose to enroll.

You may view the status of transcripts at any time by logging into your application account.

Hard copies of official transcripts may be mailed to:

Office of Admissions
The Juilliard School
60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

Additional Requirements

Your Recommendations

In your application you will be required to identify two individuals who will provide your recommendations:

Academic Recommendation

  • A recommendation from a high school academic teacher, preferably in English, history, or other language arts coursework (transfer applicants may provide a recommendation from a college professor)
  • The recommendation should help us to gain insight into your abilities in English and acknowledge your speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension abilities
  • The Admissions Committee considers this a critical component of your application

Home-schooled applicants should submit a recommendation from someone other than a parent who can address the issues listed above. In addition, this recommendation should address social maturity and ability to integrate well with other students and colleagues.

Artistic Recommendation

  • A recommendation from a teacher, conductor, coach, or artistic mentor
  • In addition to addressing your talent and accomplishment, the recommendation should also discuss the following individual characteristics that indicate potential for success in the field: perseverance, dedication, collegiality, and leadership

These recommendations themselves are not due until later in the application timeline. Recommenders will receive an email with a link to securely upload their letters to our application system. We will only accept recommendations received through our application system.

You may view the status of recommendations at any time by logging into your application account.

Your Teacher Preferences

A key element of your study at Juilliard is your major teacher assignment. Music students receive 15 one-hour lessons per semester with a Juilliard studio faculty member.

How to Indicate Your Preferences

How Your Preferences are Used

  • Your teacher preferences are confidential and do not affect admissions decisions. Studio faculty are not advised of teacher preference selections until after admission decisions are finalized by the committee
  • We aim to confirm studio assignments with notification of admission
  • If admitted, your teacher assignment will be based on your preferences to the greatest extent possible. No teacher assignment can be made without a documented request for a specific teacher

Researching Teachers

If you are not familiar with our faculty, we strongly recommend researching the teachers in your major prior to the application deadline, as follows:

  • Review the teachers’ online bios in our directory and listen to recordings of each artist
  • Ask your current teacher(s) for recommendations
  • Consult with friends who may have studied with them
  • Optional: Set up a meeting or lesson with the teacher(s). Although not all faculty are available to meet with applicants due to their teaching and performing commitments, you may use this form to request contact information for up to four teachers. Scheduling the meeting and payment of any lesson or meeting fee is your responsibility.

Scholarship & Financial Aid Forms

To be considered for financial aid and scholarship, you are required to submit the following items by the appropriate deadline:

US Applicants 
FAFSA
CSS Profile
Student Tax Forms 
Parent Tax Forms
International Applicants 
CSS Profile
Parent Income Documentation 

More information about our awarding policies can be found on the Financial Aid section of the website

For information about tuition, fees and expenses, please visit Student Accounts.

Prescreening

Prescreening Type

Format
You are required to upload your files in a Video format. Acceptable file types include:

  • .avi, .flv, .m1v, .m2v, .m4v, .mkv, .mov, .mpeg, .mpg, .mp4, .webm, .wmv

Please note that some .mov files use a codec which is not supported by the application. We recommend that .mov files be converted to another accepted format (.avi, .flv, .m1v, .m2v, .m4v, .mkv, .mov, .mpeg, .mpg, .mp4, .webm, .wmv) to avoid uploading difficulties.

Prescreening Requirements

Your major is required to submit prescreening recordings within the online application by the appropriate deadline.

Procedures

  • Individual movements or excerpts should be uploaded as separate digital files
  • Upload and arrange your recordings so that the file that represents your best work is first
  • Clearly label each of the uploaded files with the name of the composer and work/movement
  • Complete your uploads well in advance of the appropriate deadline, as upload times vary depending on file size and internet signal strength
  • Insufficient or incomplete audition repertoire may affect consideration for admission
  • Where specific works are required, substitutions are not allowed
  • Please note that audition requirements which state a complete piece or work are indicating all movements must be prepared
  • Unless otherwise specified in the prescreening requirements listed below, all works written with accompaniment must be accompanied for your recording

Quality

  • NEW: Please note that submitted prescreening recordings do not need to be filmed in a particular setting. Videos filmed in a practice room, a living room, a concert hall, a recording studio, or any other setting may be submitted. 
  • Recordings must be genuinely performed by you. 
  • Recordings must not be edited, nor should any effects such as “reverb” be added.
  • Play back and check your entire recording for any distortion or excessive “buzz”.  
  • If accompaniment is required, ensure that it does not drown out your playing.
  • Review your recordings before uploading to ensure that they are of good quality and represent your best work to date.

You will be notified as to whether or not you have passed the prescreening round by the date on the application timeline. Please note that prescreening materials become the property of The Juilliard School and will not be returned. We encourage you to keep copies for your records.

Additional Instructions

Prescreening Repertoire

  • The quality of your prescreening recording may significantly affect the determination of the prescreening jury. Avoid distortion of the voice, excessive “buzz,” and lack of balance between the piano accompaniment and the voice. Review your prescreening recordings before uploading to ensure that they are of good quality and represent your best work to date.
  • Prescreening repertoire selections must show contrast in musical styles, tempos, and languages.
  • NEW: It is desirable to use piano accompaniment for your prescreening repertoire. However, please put safety first during this pandemic. We will consider equally all recordings, whether with live accompaniment, prerecorded tracks, or a cappella (unaccompanied). (Note that if you use prerecorded tracks, please keep the volume low on the accompaniment so that we are able to hear your dynamics.)
  1. An Italian art song or aria from 18th century or before.
  2. An art song in English (not a translation).
  3. A third selection in any language. Please note: An aria from an opera or oratorio is welcome, though not required.
  4. If English is not your native speaking language, please prepare an additional song in your native language.

Additional Requirements

English Language Proficiency

Definition
You are required to show proof of English language proficiency by the application deadline if your native language is not English, regardless of citizenship. The Juilliard School defines native language as the language first spoken as a child and the primary language spoken at home.

 

Exemption
You may be exempt from the requirement to provide proof of English language proficiency if you meet certain criteria. Exemptions are determined by your answers to questions on the application form. To qualify for an exemption you must:

  • Have attended school(s) on a full-time basis where instruction was entirely in English for a TOTAL of SEVEN of the past TEN years. Qualifying schools include primary, secondary, and undergraduate institutions.

 

Proving English Language Proficiency 

The ability to speak, read, and understand English fluently is an important factor in admissions decisions. You must submit one of the following test types to prove your mastery of the English language. If your score falls below the minimum scores listed here, you should carefully consider whether to continue the application and audition process. We reserve the right to deny an audition based on scores that fall considerably below our minimum.

 

NOTE: Given the continuing pandemic and the need to provide applicants with as many options as possible, as of September 1, 2020 The Juilliard School accepts the tests in the table below. We do not accept GRE scores as proof of English language proficiency. 

Test Type Minimum Score
Cambridge English 169

TOEFL and TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition

73

TOEFL ITP Plus (China)

543

IELTS Academic Test  and IELTS Indicator

6

PTE

49
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 610
ACT 24

Juilliard's CEEB code: 002340
Juilliard's ACT code: 2778

The official test results must be sent directly from the testing company and received by the Office of Admissions by the appropriate deadlineOfficial test results must be on file before a decision of admit or waitlist can be released.

 

Interview Requirement

  • An interview to demonstrate your fluency in the English language may be required, even if the requirement to provide proof of English language proficiency has been waived.
  • You will be notified by the Office of Admissions if an interview is required

Transfer Applicants

Definition
You are considered a transfer applicant if both of the following are true:

  • You have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent 
  • You have attended at least one semester of full-time college study

Transcript Requirement

  • You are required to submit your high school transcript if you have completed fewer than two full-time semesters of post-secondary study
  • You are required to submit a transcript showing prior and current coursework from all post-secondary institutions attended

Essay Requirement
You must submit an essay explaining your decision to transfer from your current institution, in addition to the other required essays.

Program Length and Transfer Credits

  • You are required to study at Juilliard for a minimum of three years
  • Total program length is determined after enrollment by evaluation of your transcript(s) and the results of placement exams
  • You are required to take a minimum of 12 liberal arts credits at Juilliard
  • Additional credits from liberal arts courses taken at other accredited post-secondary institutions may be transferred at the discretion of the Registrar; courses with a grade lower than C or its equivalent are not eligible for transfer
  • AP credits are not accepted

Homeschool Applicants

Questions within the Online Application
As a homeschooled student, you will have to respond to the following questions within the online application:

  • What factors led to your decision to home school?
  • What relationship (formal or informal) exists between your home school and your state (or provincial) department of education?
  • Will the state recognize you as a high school graduate?

Transcript Requirements
Regardless of format, your homeschool documentation must be received by the transcript deadline and must include:

  • All courses taken, including those in progress, and the academic year and semester in which each was taken
  • Assessment of performance (letter grades, percentages, portfolio commentary, etc.) and an explanation of any applicable grading scales
  • Evidence of official recognition by the school district and/or state department of education
  • If you attended a high school for any period of time, you must submit official high school transcripts of any/all high school work
  • If you enrolled in any college courses, you must submit official college transcripts
  • Optional: a full outline of curriculum by subject
  • Optional: reading lists

Standardized Tests
You are required to submit official SAT or ACT scores by the appropriate deadline. These scores must be sent directly from the testing agency. 

Juilliard's CEEB code: 002340

Juilliard's ACT code: 2778

NEW: COVID-19 Pandemic Update

During this global pandemic, The Juilliard School has striven to make decisions based on the values of safety and excellence. As always, we welcome applications from home-schooled students. Our requirement to provide an official ACT or SAT score remains in place. However, we acknowledge the need to be flexible in cases where the tests are not being administered.

We assure our home-schooled applicants that you will be considered on an equal basis with all other applicants. If you cannot provide an official ACT or SAT score along with your application for Fall 2021, you are required to provide the following by the application deadline:

  • A detailed description of your curriculum, including: 
    • Subjects studied, with brief course descriptions
    • A list of educational texts and materials used in each course
  • If you wish, you may submit scores of other assessment tests that you have taken (for example, the PSAT, AP exams, etc.). Note that providing other test scores does not exempt you from providing a detailed curriculum.

Recognizing that individual circumstances may vary, we encourage you to reach out to us with specific questions about these requirements.

Applicants with High School Equivalency

Acceptable Equivalencies
In lieu of a high school diploma, you have the option to submit the following high school equivalencies:

  • GED (General Educational Development)
  • TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion)
  • International High School Equivalencies (contact Juilliard Admissions)

If you do not have proof of high school equivalency by the appropriate deadline, you must submit one or more of the documents listed below to demonstrate your academic preparedness. 

Demonstration of Academic Preparedness
While submission of high school equivalency documentation satisfies Juilliard's minimum entry requirement, the following documents can be helpful in proving your ability to undertake coursework at the post-secondary level:

  • Standardized test scores
  • Advanced Placement (AP) exams
  • High school transcripts
  • College transcripts
  • Homeschooling documentation

Formerly Enrolled Juilliard Students

Definition
You are considered a former Juilliard college student if you have not been in attendance during the previous academic year.  You must submit all required application materials, in addition to the requirements below. 

Essay
You are required to submit an additional essay explaining your motivation for resuming your studies or applying to another major at Juilliard. You may choose to address academic, artistic, or professional goals that you believe could be accomplished by returning.

Transcript Requirements

  • You are required to provide official transcripts from all institutions attended after Juilliard
  • Transcripts are already on file from your time at Juilliard and do not need to be submitted

Proof of English Language Proficiency
You do not need to submit proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, ITP Plus).

Decisions
We reserve the right to review your Juilliard enrollment record to assist with admissions decisions.

Currently Enrolled Juilliard Students

Online Application
You must apply if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are seeking to change majors
  • You are applying to a new program of study (changing your degree level)

Application Fee
As a currently enrolled student in the College Division, you are not required to submit an application fee as long as you submit your application by the appropriate deadline.

Essay
You are required to submit an additional essay explaining your motivation for continuing your studies at Juilliard. You may choose to address academic, artistic, or professional goals that you believe could be accomplished by remaining at Juilliard.

Transcripts
As a current student, you do not need to provide your official transcripts, as they are already on file.

Prescreening Requirement
Prescreening is required only if both of the following are true: 

  • You are applying to a new major
  • The major to which you are applying is prescreened 

Proof of English Language Proficiency
You do not need to submit proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, ITP Plus).

Decisions
We reserve the right to review your Juilliard enrollment record to assist with admissions decisions.

Currently Enrolled Pre-College Students

Prescreening
Prescreening is required only if BOTH of the following are true: 

  • you are applying to a major that is different than your Pre-College major
  • the major to which you are applying is prescreened 

Decisions
We reserve the right to review your Juilliard Pre-College enrollment record to assist with admissions decisions.

Applicants with Disabilities

The Juilliard School seeks to facilitate the full participation of applicants with disabilities in the audition process. The School makes reasonable accommodations or adjustments for qualified individuals with known disabilities in compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). 

Juilliard will not make pre-admissions inquiries as to whether or not a student has a disability; however, applicants with documented disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the audition process must notify the Office of Academic Support and Disability Services (OASDS) in writing by the appropriate deadline

You will be required to submit documentation of your disability to OASDS; this information will be kept strictly confidential. You must complete the following forms in order for the school to accommodate your specific needs:

  • Applicant Release of Disability Related Information Form 
  • Audition Accommodation Request Form

For more information and to access the forms please visit the Office of Academic Support and Disability Services page.

Auditioning for Juilliard

Audition Repertoire Guidelines and Resources

As part of the online application, you are required to submit your proposed audition repertoire for review and approval.

The Juilliard School is working with students, faculty, and guest artists to embrace and build a more representative world of classical music. When you have an elective choice, we encourage you to include a work in your audition repertoire by a composer from historically underrepresented gender, racial, ethnic, and cultural heritages. We are happy to recommend the following resources that expand our knowledge of a wider breadth of repertoire:

Should you need to update your repertoire after you submit your online application, you can do so by submitting a form on your application status page.

  • Insufficient or incomplete audition repertoire may affect consideration for admission
  • Where specific works are required, substitutions are not allowed
  • Audition requirements which state a complete piece or work are indicating all movements must be prepared

You should first consult with your private teacher to determine the suitability of your proposed repertoire. If there is any concern regarding the appropriateness of a particular piece, submit your questions through this form

Video Audition Repertoire

  • If you advance beyond prescreening, you are required to submit a recorded video audition.
  • The recorded video audition must be submitted by Friday, Feb. 5, at 11:59pm EST. 
  • All compositions must be performed from memory. 
  • It is desirable to use piano accompaniment for your recorded video audition. However, please put safety first during this pandemic. We will consider equally all recordings, whether with live accompaniment, prerecorded tracks, or a cappella (unaccompanied). (Note that if you use prerecorded tracks, please keep the volume low on the accompaniment so that we are able to hear your dynamics.)
  1. An Italian art song or aria from 18th century or before.
  2. An art song in English (not a translation).
  3. A third selection in any language. Please note: An aria from an opera or oratorio is welcome, though not required.
  4. If English is not your native speaking language, please prepare an additional song in your native language.
  5. When you are notified of prescreening results, you will be sent some questions related to vocal arts study. As part of your audition, video-record yourself answering these questions.

Following review of the recorded video audition, selected applicants will be invited to a live remote callback round. This round will consist of one or more coachings; additional details will be sent with the notification of callback.

Decisions & Enrolling

Decisions

There are three possible outcomes to the audition process:

Admit

  1. The faculty recommends you to the Admissions Committee based on your potential and artistry as demonstrated in the audition.
  2. The Admissions Committee evaluates your academic record and supplemental materials in order to determine your capacity to succeed at Juilliard.
  3. The Admissions Committee makes the final determination of whom to admit based on their own evaluation, faculty recommendations, and the number of available openings in your major.
  4. The Office of Admissions releases your decision letter.

Waitlist

  1. The faculty recommends you to the Admissions Committee based on your potential and artistry as demonstrated in the audition.
  2. The Admissions Committee evaluates your academic record and supplemental materials in order to determine your capacity to succeed at Juilliard.
  3. You are placed on the waitlist because, although you are found admissible to the school, we have a limited number of openings.
  4. Should a place become available, the Admissions Committee evaluates the waitlist, making offers of admission as necessary.  

Deny
During the application process, there are three points at which you can be denied admission:

  1. As a result of prescreening
  2. At various points in the application and audition process
  3. Following review by the Admissions Committee 

A denial at any of these stages results in notification that you are no longer under consideration for admission.

These decisions will be posted to your application status page as noted on the timeline. 

Scholarship & Financial Aid

Juilliard admits without considering your ability to pay. All monies awarded require completion of the scholarship and financial aid forms. To learn more about the awarding process, visit our Office of Financial Aid.

For information about tuition, fees and expenses, please visit Student Accounts.