October 15: Deadline for Spring (January) applications. Spring applications are accepted on a space-available basis only. Contact admission@necmusic.edu 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 




NEC Update January 26
Due to the weather emergency, NEC will close at 7:00 PM today, Monday, January 26 and remain closed through Tuesday, January 27. All concerts, rehearsals, and classes are cancelled for both days. All buildings are closed. 2015-01-26

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