Application Requirements

Application Deadlines Fall Spring
Priority May 15 November 1
Standard August 1 December 1

Late applications are accepted and considered as space allows.

  1.  Application for admission with $45 graduate application fee
  2. A Bachelor of Arts in Music or a Bachelor of Music from a regionally accredited instutuion or the evaluated equivalency
  3.  A minimum 3.0 GPA for unconditional admission and a minimum of 2.75 GPA for conditional admission
  4. Official transcripts from each institution of higher education attended
  5. Three recommendations from sources who can personally attest to the candidate's potential for scholarly and professional success. Family members and friends may not complete recommendations.
  6. A comprehensive essay that includes the following:
    • Purpose for entering the program
    • Reasons for choosing to study at California Baptist University
    • Spiritual life and experience
  7. Interview/audition with the dean of the School of Music