Steps To Admission
Students who wish to enroll in the LSU School of Music must be admissible to Louisiana State University and successfully pass an audition with the School of Music. These two steps occur simultaneously.
Complete music application found in your myLSU application portal. This includes selecting your audition option / date.
Prepare for your audition by reviewing the requirements for your area.
- At an LSU Audition Day.
- By submitting a recorded audition through your myLSU application portal.
- On an alternate date as arranged by your applied faculty member.
International & Transfer Student Information
An applicant whose native language is not English and/or who has been educated outside of the U.S. in a country or province where English is not the only official language must demonstrate proof of English proficiency by submitting either a TOEFL or an IELTS score.
Transfer students are encouraged to submit all transcripts to LSU as early as possible, to allow for evaluation of course credit. All transfer music coursework is based on placement exams taken at LSU. Transfer students who are interested in being considered for scholarships must contact:
Office of Student Success
102 School of Music Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2504
Visit Our Campus
From the Italian Renaissance architecture to Mike the Tiger's beautiful habitat, LSU has multiple attractions that are perfect for a walking tour. The LSU School of Music has a variety of performance and learning spaces we would love to show you, such as the historic art deco Shaver Theatre. Also check out the Visual and Performing Arts Residential College (VPARC), a unique living space where students from the College of Music & Dramatic Arts and the College of Art + Design can collaborate together.