Undergraduate Application Checklist
Please submit the following to the University of Denver Office of Undergraduate Admission:
1. A completed Common Application or Pioneer Application for Undergraduate Admission (www.commonapp.org or www.du.edu/admission). All students must apply as Regular Decision to the University of Denver by January 15, 2013. Applications postmarked after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lamont does not offer Early Action as an admission option.
2. Pay a $60 non-refundable application fee (check, money order or online payments accepted).
3. Submit an official secondary school transcript or official verification of the High School Equivalency Diploma (GED).
4. Send the official results of the SAT (DU code is 4842) and/or ACT (DU Code is 0534). The writing components for both the SAT and ACT will be accepted for review but will not be used for admission decisions.
5. Submit an essay (included in the application form).
6. Submit a school counselor recommendation/report (required); a teacher recommendation is optional.
7. Register for your Hyde Interview (optional, but strongly encouraged).
8. International Students submit TOEFL or IELTS scores (for specific requirements visit www.du.edu/apply/admission/apply/international/).
9. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and CSS PROFILE by February 15 for priority consideration.
Please submit the following to the Lamont School of Music, Office of Admissions:
10. Completed Lamont Undergraduate Application
13. Performance majors in all programs schedule and complete your Music Audition.
14. Composition majors submit a portfolio submit a portfolio of at least two scores via Lamont Audition Drop Box. One of these scores must be notated by hand (not by computer). Please submit scanned copies, not originals. Recordings are optional but encouraged.
15. Recording and Production majors must perform an audition in a performance area. In addition submit a demo of audio recording work to DecisionDesk with a 1-2 page technical explanation of involvement and technical setup used and a statement outlining your future plans and reasons for desiring admission to this program. A final interview with the Director of the Audio Production Program is required.
Additional Items for Transfer and Adult students
16. If you have completed less than one year of college study (30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours), you MUST also submit 1) an official secondary school transcript and 2) official results of the SAT and/or ACT.
17. Applicants who have been out of high school for three years or longer and who have no previous college-level study must use the Common Application and have the option of submitting a letter of recommendation from an employer.
18. Submit official transcripts from all college-level study attempted at previous and/or current institutions.
18. Complete and return the Music Transfer Eligibility and Release form to Lamont.
19. OPTIONAL: Submit a teacher, professor, advisor or employer recommendation.
To be considered for admission, students transferring to DU from another accredited institution must have a competitive GPA in all college course work. The admission committee looks for grades that reflect solid work at the college level-generally "B" or better-and coursework that demonstrates serious intentions. In addition, we consider any special situation or circumstance that may have influenced your academic performance in college. If you're unsure about your candidacy to the University of Denver, please consult one of our admission counselors.