October 15: Deadline for Spring (January) applications. Spring applications are accepted on a space-available basis only. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-585-1101 in September to inquire about openings.
December 1: Deadline for Fall (September) online applications, including prescreening recordings when required. Official transcripts also due.
December 15: Recommendation letters due.
January 1: TOEFL or IELTS score reports due. Only required of applicants whose first language is not English, and who have not been approved for a waiver of the examination requirement.
February 1: Video audition recordings due from applicants not performing a live audition.
February 15: Filing deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Only required for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
February through early March: Live auditions at NEC (see Audition Schedule)
March 1: Final TOEFL or IELTS score reports required of applicants whose first language is not English and whose TOEFL or IELTS score submitted by January 1 did not qualify them for admission.
End of March: Admission decision letters are sent
April 15: Graduate student response deadline
May 1: Undergraduate student response deadline