Apply to the Cali School

Applying for admission to the Cali School of Music is a two-step process:

STEP ONE - Apply to the University

All applicants must first submit an application for University admission.

STEP TWO - Interview/Audition with the Cali School of Music

Following a review of the application, you will be sent an invitation, by email, to schedule an interview/audition with the Cali School of Music. The invitation will come from either the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or The Graduate School, respectively. (Questions regarding the status of your university application should be addressed to: Undergraduates - call 973-655-4331; Graduates - call 973-655-5325.)

Below are areas of study that require an interview/audition. For admission guidelines, click on the titles: 

For programmatic information, go to Degrees & Programs.

A new procedure for auditioning to the Cali School is currently being implemented, and an updated auditions application will be available on September 1st.  If you have a question or concern, don't hesitate to leave a message for the Auditions Coordinator at musauditions@montclair.edu or 973-655-7610. 


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Financial Aid

Montclair State University and the John J. Cali School of Music offer a range of grants, loans and scholarships. For further information, click on the link below: