Thank you for your interest in applying to the Ethnomusicology or Global Jazz Studies major at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music!  First-year and transfer applicants begin the admissions process by completing the University of California Application for Undergraduate Admission.  The filing period for the UC application is November 1 - November 30 for enrollment in September of the following year.  Only applicants who have indicated Ethnomusicology or Global Jazz Studies as their first choice major to UCLA on the general UC application will be considered for admission to the programs.

In order to be eligible for admission, applicants must meet all minimum academic eligibility requirements for admission to the University of California either as a freshman or transfer student.  For more information on UC eligibility, please visit the University of California website

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION

All applicants to the Ethnomusicology or Global Jazz Studies major are required to submit a supplemental application.  Access to the supplemental application will be provided to applicants via email on a rolling basis following the submission of the UC application.  Supplemental materials are due by December 12, 2018.  The supplemental application includes the following components:
-Questionnaire
-Personal statement
-Unofficial transcripts
-Performance resume (optional)

AUDITIONS

All applicants are required to audition for program faculty.  Applicants are encouraged to attend on-campus auditions if possible.  Applicants who are unable to attend on-campus auditions/interviews may submit a video audition instead. 

Please review the following documents for additional information about the supplemental application and audition requirements for the Ethnomusicology and Global Jazz Studies majors:

Ethnomusicology Supplemental Application Worksheet

Global Jazz Studies Supplemental Application Worksheet
 

CHANGE OF MAJOR APPLICATION

Current UCLA students who wish to change their major to Ethnomusicology or Global Jazz Studies must complete a UCLA Undergraduate Petition for Change of Major, submit a supplemental application, and audition for department faculty.  Carefully review the appropriate Change of Major Supplemental Application Worksheet for detailed information regarding the application process and deadlines:

Ethnomusicology Change of Major Supplemental Application Worksheet

Global Jazz Studies Change of Major Supplemental Application Worksheet

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LINKS

UCLA Undergraduate Admissions

University of California Undergraduate Application

UCLA Housing

Transfer Information