Welcome, Future Jayhawk!

The KU School of Music ranks among the finest in America, with one of the most comprehensive graduate programs in the country.

We are a charter member of the National Association of Schools of Music, and the only institution authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to grant doctoral degrees in music.


For information on entry into graduate music programs, please use the menu on the left. 

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Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
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