Start Your Journey
As a Conservatory student, you’ll be immersed in a community of fellow creatives who are passionate about their craft. Through expert faculty instruction, rigorous coursework and unique co-curricular learning opportunities, you can trust your music education at Biola will prepare you for all God has in store for you after you graduate. Don’t wait — get started and apply now.
Begin the Process
Interested in becoming a music student at Biola University? Start the admissions process today by following the steps below. Read all instructions carefully, and please contact our team with any questions.
Review Biola’s general admissions requirements and submit your application today.
Submit your Conservatory of Music application, including details on your audition pieces.
Complete an audition with the Conservatory of Music
Auditions include a basic musicianship examination designed to demonstrate university level music study readiness. See audition requirements for your program of interest:
- B.A. in Music
(including Commercial Music concentration)
- B.A. in Theatre
- B.M. in Music Composition(including New Media Composition concentration)
- B.M. in Music Education
- B.M. in Music Performance
- B.M. in Music Therapy
- B.M. in Worship Arts
- Minor in Music
- Minor in Contemporary Worship Music
- Minor in Theatre
- B.A. in Music
These surveys do not affect acceptance or scholarship distribution in any way; they are a diagnostic tool to determine which music courses best suit the academic levels of incoming students for class registration purposes. If you choose to opt out of the surveys,you will be automatically be placed in the beginning level course. Once you have decided on which surveys you would like to take or wish to opt out of, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Review the deadlines below to see important deadlines.
Please note that all online application materials will be available starting August 1.
|Fall||January 31 — Priority Scholarship Consideration - Must have Conservatory application and audition/interview completed|
March 1 — Secondary Scholarship Consideration - Must have Conservatory application and audition/interview completed
May 1 — Finale Deadline for Admission to the Conservatory
|Spring||December 1 — All applications and auditions (both online and live) must be submitted by this date.|
|Fall 2023 Audition Dates|
|November 10, 2023 (Music Visit Day)
|Spring 2024 Audition Dates|
|February 17, 2024 (Music Visit Day)