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This where your future begins.

Discover why our programs are right for you

We are excited that you are here and are dedicated to preserving your passion for the performing arts. But before you step into the spotlight, you must complete the admissions process.

View the School of Music, Dance and Theatre brochure



Minors and certificates

We offer both undergraduate and graduate certificates, and we offer a range of minors available to all ASU undergraduate students.

Learn how to apply to our minors and certificate programs

English proficiency

Success at ASU begins with a strong comprehension of the English language. Because our rigorous courses are taught in English and move at a fast pace, fluency in the language is necessary for understanding concepts and expressing yourself effectively.

Learn more about how to demonstrate English proficiency.

If you are from a country where the native language is not English (regardless of where you now reside), you must provide proof of English proficiency before your music application will be processed and before you may schedule an audition. The ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre does not offer conditional admission for music majors under any circumstances. In order to schedule a live audition on campus, you must submit proof of English proficiency by the following dates:

  • Nov. 1 deadline for spring admission
  • Jan. 15 deadline for fall admission

You may submit a recorded audition by the recorded audition deadline (Nov. 1 for spring, Feb. 1 for fall) if you are unable to provide proof of English proficiency by the dates above. However, your audition cannot be reviewed until you submit proof of English Proficiency.

Herberger Institute recruitment and admissions

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Contact us!

Our admission representatives in the Herberger Institute can provide admissions guidance and support to prospective students.






Still have questions? Review the School of Music, Dance and Theatre Admission FAQ for more information.