Graduate Admissions Process
We're pleased you are interested in a graduate degree in music from UNR. If you have any questions specific to the Department of Music admissions process, don't hesitate to call the Department office at 775-784-6145, or stop by. We're open Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. For specific Graduate School questions, we suggest contacting the Graduate School directly:
- Graduate School Web Site
- Phone: (775) 784-6869
- Fax: (775) 784-6064
- Room 225
- Mailing Address:
- 1664 N. Virginia Street
- Reno, NV 89557-0326
Graduate Admission -- General First Steps
To be admitted into the Department of Music graduate program you must meet the program requirements, but you must also meet the requirements of the graduate school. The University Admissions Web site has information specifically for the graduate admissions process.
- UNR Graduate Admissions Home Page
- This page offers a general introduction, but also provides a more detailed step by step description of the graduate admissions process. You will also find links to the Graduate School, the Office of International Students and Scholars, the Graduate Student Association. Links are also provided to domestic and international applications for admission.
Graduate Admission to the Department of Music
Follow these steps to apply for admission into the graduate music program:
Contact the appropriate graduate faculty member or the Department of Music Chair to determine eligibility for a graduate degree in music.
Apply To Audition
Obtain the Audition/Application Procedures from your appropriate faculty member.
Apply to Graduate School
Complete the online Graduate School application and pay the application fee. You can apply to Graduate School at UNR online. The University of Nevada, Reno uses CollegeNET as its application provider. The process is straightforward: create an account, login and you're on your way.
Have two official transcripts sent directly from your undergraduate institution to the Graduate School: University of Nevada, Reno, Graduate School, Mail Stop 326, Reno, NV 89557-0326
Send Letters of Recommendation
Have two letters of recommendation sent to the Department of Music: University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Music / 226, Reno, NV 89557-0226
Send immunizations Records
Complete your immunizations and send those records to: University of Nevada, Reno, Graduate School, Mail Stop 326, Reno, NV 89557-0326
Congratulations! There are a few steps you should take right away to get things rolling: