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Welcome to Music at Oregon State University music admissions and scholarship application page. 

Please Note: While our schedule auditions for the 2023 fall term has concluded, we will continue to accept applications for admission to the Bachelor of Music program, and scholarships.  Auditions will be scheduled as necessary on an individual basis.  If you have questions, please email

We are delighted you are interested in our programs.  Our amazing campus sits in the mid-Willamette valley, nestled between the Cascade mountain range and the dramatic Pacific Northwest coastline, a short drive to dramatic views and great experiences. Corvallis is the quintessential college town, voted best college town in the PAC-12--an ideal location to experience your college days.

Oregon State was founded more than 150 years ago as a land grant institution, building on the belief that everybody deserves access to a transformational education.  It now is the largest institution in Oregon, drawing students from all 50 states and 100 countries.

At Oregon State University, you will find a talented and creative community that challenges to students to become successful musicians and professional educators. With experts in music education, performance, technology and research, we educate, enlighten, engage and entertain.  Our faculty are musical leaders throughout the Northwest and beyond, prepared and invested in your musical learning. Our graduates are teaching, performing, and creating around the world!  

An audition is required for admission to the Bachelor of Music program, and is required for all music majors and minors interested in being considered for scholarship assistance.  Scholarship awards are based on performance ability, experience, academics and financial need.

Application Procedures

1. Apply and be accepted to Oregon State University. Apply online here.
2. Submit a scholarship and music admissions application (required for admission to the Bachelor of Music program) through the website. Audition live in-person or virtually on the following dates:
      Monday, October 26  – For students interested in early action admission.
      Saturday, March 4 
      Saturday, March 11
3. Visit here to find out more about auditioning on your instrument, or how to contact a coordinator specializing in your instrument or area.  

Notification of Results

Applicants from the March audition will be notified of the audition results by Mid-March. Deadline for acceptance will be April 20.

No students can be notified of audition results until they are admitted to the university.

Applications will be accepted past the March date and auditions will be scheduled as needed.


If you have questions or need assistance, send email to, or by phone at 541-737-9406.

For technical questions please check out the Acceptd Applicant Support Help Desk.