Steps to Apply

All students who wish to major or minor in music must audition before being accepted to the College of Musical Arts, as well as apply to Bowling Green State University. Please read the following information carefully and make sure to complete each step.

Step 1: Apply to the University

  • Prospective students must apply to Bowling Green State University in addition to auditioning for the College of Musical Arts. 

Apply online  or call toll free
(866) 246-6732 (866-CHOOSE-BGSU) or local (419) 372-2478 to request an application.

In your application you will need to Select your degree/major

  • Students currently enrolled in other degree programs at Bowling Green State University who wish to transfer into the College of Musical Arts as a major or minor must pass an entrance audition the semester prior to transfer and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

  • Transfer students from other colleges or universities who wish to major or minor in music must pass an entrance audition one semester prior to enrollment and have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

Step 2: Schedule an Audition

Once you have applied to the University, the next step is to audition for the College of Musical Arts. All auditions for 2020-2021 are virtual through GetAcceptd.

Please view our Audition Information page for details.

Step 3: Prepare for your audition

Visit our Audition Information page for the following information!

  • Audition repertoire requirements

  • Music and Academic Tips for preparation

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

In the CMA, music scholarships are called Bravo Music Awards. These talent awards are tuition fee waivers awarded in varying amounts to be applied towards tuition. Approximately 40 percent of the students approved in the College of Musical Arts will receive a Bravo Music Award.

For further information about Bravo Music Awards and other music scholarship opportunities, visit our  Scholarships page.

For questions, call (419) 372-8577, or email  musicadmissions@bgsu.edu.