Use this check-list to keep track of all the required items. Click on each item (or scroll down) for details. Please consider printing this page so you can keep track of your progress.
Once you have started your application, you can save your progress and return to your application at any time.
When you have completed your application, you will be able to review and submit it before paying the application fee of $120. Your application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed or scheduled for an audition/interview unless we have receive the application fee. If you feel that you qualify for an application fee waiver, please email email@example.com with your request.
After submission you will not be able to make changes to the application itself, but you will be able to edit your portfolio through your application status portal.
You will be asked to submit email addresses for three people who can speak to your performance ability. These people will automatically be emailed with instructions on how to electronically submit their recommendation. While you must submit these email addresses by the application submission deadline, your recommenders will have until the following deadlines to submit their recommendations:
If you want to change your recommender or their email address after submitting your application, please contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please scan and upload your transcripts from all schools you have attended to our application.
A qualifying undergraduate degree should include 3 years of study following completion of secondary school (or high school) and 25 post-secondary credit hours of non-musical study, the equivalent of 50 European transfer credits (ETCS).
Upload a copy of your resume.
The MA program has two programs of study. Upload an essay discussing your reasons for pursuing the MA program using the prompt below for the program for which you are applying.
All applicants who complete an audition/interview are automatically considered for Peabody’s merit-based scholarships. FAFSA/CSS Profile deadlines:
The FAFSA/CSS Profile submission is encouraged but not required for admission. Please note that you must submit the FAFSA if you wish to be considered for need-based aid such as work-study and grant aid. Please visit our Financial Aid page for more information.
About a month before your interview, you will receive an invitation from us stating the date and time of your interview. If you have selected the remote interview option, this notification will include a Zoom link. For the MA Recording Arts & Sciences, you will be asked to complete an online evaluation that will help us better assess your knowledge of microphone theory and application, signal flow, and digital audio.
Information from your audition and application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee after all auditions/interviews are complete. Decisions for incomplete applications will not be made until we receive the missing information.