Step by Step Music Admissions Process

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STEP 1 - University Application

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Fall Semester deadlines
Extra Scholarships: December 15
Early Admission: March 1 
Fall Deadline: June 1

Spring Semester deadline: EXTENDED TO November 30

Note: Off-shore International applicants must apply by May 15 for Fall Admission or by September 15 for Spring Admission.

Tip: Don’t wait until the deadline – the earlier you apply, submit all documents, and portfolio, the sooner you will know whether you are accepted. Your application cannot be processed by the Registrar’s Office until your portfolio, if necessary, is received.

STEP 2 - University Requirements

Fall Semester documents deadline: June 15
Spring Semester documents deadline: EXTENDED TO December 15

Transcripts must be forwarded directly to the U of L from all high schools and post-secondary institutions you have attended. If you are still enrolled in classes, submitting interim transcripts may lead to early admission. It is in your best interest to arrange for interim transcripts to be sent immediately and final transcripts to be sent after you receive your final grades.

If English is not your first language you will be required to meet the English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirement. 

High School requirements: To qualify, applicants must have a combined average of 65% in English 30-1 (or equivalent), three 30 level academic classes (or equivalent) and a fifth academic or non-academic course. 

Transfer students must have a 2.0 GPA.
Post-Diploma students must have a 2.5 GPA.

STEP 3 - Music Requirements


Music Major
Students in this major must take courses in music performance called Music Studio. To register for the first time in Music Studio you must pass an audition. Application form for Studio Audition must be completed prior to setting up an appointment.

Digital Audio Arts Major
To apply for the B.Mus. in Digital Audio Arts you should have strong computer skills and a background in music, either high school Music 12 or private instruction.


If you have any further questions, please contact:
Erin Kennett, Admission and Portfolio Advisor
Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge
Office: W682 (University Centre for the Arts)
Phone: (403) 380-1864
Fax: (403) 382-7127