Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What criteria are used in evaluating prospective students?
A. All students are required to audition on their primary instrument or voice. All students must also complete a theory-aural skills examination and the Vocal Assessment. Students entering the Music Education and Music Business programs are required to complete an interview in their respective fields.
Q. Does a successful audition mean admittance to Millersville University?
A. No. Admission is contingent upon acceptance by both the Department of Music and the University Office of Admissions.
Q. What are the academic requirements to be admitted to the Department of Music?
A. Academic eligibility is evaluated by the Office of Admissions through review of a student’s transcripts and SAT scores. These considerations are paired with the audition results and a recommendation by the Department of Music.
Q. What are the audition requirements?
A. All audition requirements can be found here.
Q. What should the student wear to the audition/interview?
A. Professional attire is expected.
Q. When will I be notified of my audition results?
A. All students who audition will be notified of their audition results within two weeks of the audition.
Q. Whom do I contact regarding financial aid and academic scholarships?
A. For questions concerning financial aid (including loans, work-study, grants-in-aid, etc.), please contact the Office of Financial Aid directly, 717-872-3026. For questions concerning academic scholarships, please contact the Office of Admissions directly, 717-872-3371.
Q. What types of music scholarships are available to incoming students?
A. A limited number of music scholarships are available for the most qualified students. All students who have completed a University application are considered for music scholarship upon auditioning.