Applying to California College of Music is a simple, streamlined four-step process.
Questions? Contact an Admissions Representative at 626-577-1751 or [email protected].

STEP 1

Video auditions must meet our Audition Requirements.

STEP 2

Link us to your audition video within the Online Application.

STEP 3

Pay the $80 Application Fee via PayPal; credit cards OK.

STEP 4

Photo ID
Academic Transcript
Internationals include:
Bank Statement
English Proficiency

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

U.S. Residents / Citizens

(1) Photo ID: Submit a high-resolution scan of your Driver's License, State ID, or US Passport photo page.
(2) Academic Transcript: Submit a transcript from your highest level of education to prove you have graduated from high school (or the equivalent).

International Applicants

(1) Photo ID: Submit a high-resolution scan of your Driver's License, State ID, or US Passport photo page.
(2) Academic Transcript: Submit a transcript from your highest level of education to prove you have graduated from high school (or the equivalent).
(3) Bank Statement: Your bank statement must show sufficient funds to pay your program's tuition plus living expenses of approximately $1000 per month. Bank statements from sponsors such as parents, relatives, or guardians are also acceptable; sponsors must sign a Letter of Financial Support.
(4) Proof of English Proficiency: Provide a TOEFL (iBT) score of 50 or above, IELTS 5.0 or above, TOEIC 600 or above, CEFR Level B2 or above, or a diploma or degree from an accredited institution at which the primary language of instruction is English.

Proof of English Proficiency is NOT required for students from the following countries: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Canada, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, Holland, India, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, St. Lucia, Sweden, United Kingdom, US Virgin Islands, Ghana.