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Undergraduate Admissions

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Why UW?

Music studies at the University of Washington yield boundless opportunities for learning and discovery. Musicians and scholars thrive at this major center for research and innovation, in one of the great urban centers on the West Coast, long a force for electrifying discoveries—in every sense of the word.

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Choose the category of undergraduate study that best applies to your situation: 

Freshman  |  Current UW Student  |  International  |  Postbac  |  Transfer

Tuition and Fees

We recognize that schooling can be costly and requires a good deal of financial planning. Learn more about current UW tuition and UW School of Music fees on our Tuition and Fees page.


Undergraduate students must apply to the University of Washington before applying to the School of Music. Deadlines for autumn quarter School of Music admission:

Freshmen: November 15th
Transfer Students: February 15th
Post-Baccalaureate Students: February 15th

Please note: The UW does NOT accept late materials

If you have questions, or would like to schedule a meeting, please contact us at or attend a free Information Session to learn more.