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.
November 1: Priority deadline for Fall (September) online applications, including upload of unofficial transcripts and prescreening recordings (when required). After review of prescreening (if applicable for your major), applications submitted by November 1 will be given priority when scheduling dates for live auditions, based on the audition date preferences chosen on the application. Do not book travel until you have received confirmation of your official audition date.
December 1: Deadline for Fall (September) online applications, including upload of unofficial transcripts and prescreening recordings (when required).
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