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Undergraduate Information

Application Requirements

  1. Complete and submit an NIU undergraduate application through the Office of Admissions. You do not have to be accepted to the university to audition for us, but we do encourage you to apply early for university admission.
  2. Sign up for an audition. Your audition day will include pitch and note-matching as well as your playing or singing audition.
  3. Submit a School of Music application prior to your audition.
  4. Submit two letters of recommendation prior to your audition.
  5. Complete the Online Theory Test prior to your audition (freshmen only).
  6. Prepare all audition music.

Admissions Coordinator

Lynn Slater
School of Music
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Office: 815-753-1546
lslater@niu.edu