Undergraduate Jazz Degrees

Steps to Apply Now!

First:

You should have already applied to William Paterson University. If you haven’t please do so HERE.

Second:

You should have received an email with instructions for applying to the Department of Music at William Paterson University which includes your Student ID#.

Third:

Check out our audition requirements.

Fourth:

Log into Slideroom to complete the Music Department Application. Here you will upload the following materials:

  • A recorded audio or video audition
  • An essay, approximately 300 words, describing your personal, artistic, and career goals (Word or PDF only).
  • A list of major solo material and repertoire studied during the past three years (Word or PDF only).
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from references. One reference must be a music educator or studio teacher.
  • You will then complete an online theory test.

Please note that for Jazz music degrees, the deadline for submission of Music Department applications is February 1, 2015. There is no spring matriculation for these programs. There are no live auditions for these degree programs; only audio and video recordings are accepted.

International Students:

Please go to the website for the Office of International Students and Scholars for additional requirements. Please send all completed documentation to the Office of International Students and Scholars.