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Resources for Prospective Students

  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions — information for prospective undergraduates applying to the University of Maryland.

  • The Graduate School — information for prospective graduate students about the Graduate school, including the application for admission to the graduate school, policies, and fellowships and assistantship information.

  • Music Admissions — information about the application and audition process for prospective music students.

  • College of Arts & Humanities Scholarships — for incoming Freshmen and current students. 

  • Graduate Assistantships — policies and general info about assistantships. 

  • International Admissions — applicable to all international students.

  • English Language Proficiency — a link to the University of Maryland's requirements.
    *Please note: our English proficiency requirements are different than the university's requirements. Before we will process an application or schedule an audition, all graduate applicants whose native language is not English, whether or not they have earned degrees at English-language institutions, must submit a TOEFL score that meets all of the following requirements:
    • All graduate applicants must submit scores equal to or exceeding the following:
      • Reading: 26
      • Listening: 24
      • Speaking: 22
    • Students applying for MA or MM degrees must submit an overall score of 92 or higher.
    • Students applying for Ph.D. or DMA degrees (including those who have earned their master’s degree here at the University of Maryland) must submit an overall score of 100 or higher.

  • Academic Handbooks include School of Music academic policies, and requirements for each of our degrees. 

  • Office of Off-Campus Housing offers guidance on finding affordable housing in the College Park area.


Office of Admissions
UMD School of Music
2110 Clarice Smith Center
College Park, MD 20742