International Applicants

Documentation requirements

Undergraduate requirements

Arrange to have the following materials sent to the Indiana University Office of International Services by December 1, 2020.

  • Official transcripts (if the original document is not in English, you must provide an official copy in the original language, as well as a translated copy with line-by-line English translation)
  • Demonstration of English proficiency. Visit IU's admissions standards page to learn more.
  • SAT or ACT scores, if applicable (sent directly from the testing agency). IU is test-optional. Visit our test-optional admissions policy page to learn more.

See all document requirements for undergraduate students

 

Graduate requirements

Arrange to have the following sent to the Indiana University Office of International Services by December 1, 2020.

  • Academic records from every postsecondary school you have attended (if the original document is not in English, you must provide an official copy in the original language, as well as a translated copy with line-by-line English translation)
  • TOEFL score

See all document requirements for graduate students 

Proof of English proficiency

Undergraduate applicants

If your native language is not English, please visit IU's admissions standards page for the requirements on how to meet demonstration of english proficiency.

Graduate applicants

If your native language is not English, you must submit a TOEFL score to the Jacobs School of Music demonstrating your level of English proficiency.

Minimum scores

  • Master of Music applicants: 84 (internet), 223 (computer), 560 (paper)
  • Performer Diploma and Artist Diploma applicants: 65 (internet), 183 (computer), 510 (paper)
  • Doctor of Music applicants: 100 (internet), 250 (computer), 600 (paper)

Applicants in Voice (all), Piano (D.M. only), Conducting, Music Theory, Musicology, and Graduate Music Education must submit scores by December 1, 2020. All other applicants must submit scores by March 1, 2021. There are no exceptions to these requirements and scores must be submitted in order for an admission decision to be made.

Documentation after admission

If you are admitted to the Jacobs School of Music, you must submit documents to the Office of International Services to prove that you have the financial means to support yourself for a full calendar year, including tuition, fees, and living expenses.

Your financial documents are not related to your admission decision. However, the Office of International Services cannot issue you an immigration document until you have provided sufficient evidence of financial support.

Learn more about required financial documentation

Jacobs Admissions Address

Office of Music Admissions and Financial Aid
East Studio Building JS 100
1201 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

Phone: 812-855-7998
Fax: 812-856-6086
musicadm@indiana.edu

IU International Services Address

Office of International Services
Poplars 221
400 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

Phone: 812-855-9086
Fax: 812-855-4418
Email: ois@iu.edu
ois.iu.edu