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NASM Standards for Admission to Music Study
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Achievement and Quality: Higher Education in the Arts

Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools (ACCPAS)

Council of Arts Accrediting Associations (CAAA)

Higher Education Arts Data Services (HEADS)

National Office for Arts Accreditation (NOAA)

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

STUDENTS, PARENTS, PUBLIC

  1. What role does NASM play in education?
  2. Does NASM rank schools?
  3. What does accreditation mean?
  4. What standards are used for accreditation reviews?
  5. Must all schools be accredited?
  6. Is institution XYZ accredited by NASM?
  7. Can I get a list of institutional accredited members of NASM?
  8. Which schools offer a specific type of degree or program?
  9. How do I discover which schools are best for me?
  10. How do I apply for admission to a music school?
  11. How do I get a loan, grant, and/or scholarship to a school?
  12. What should I know about financial aid? 
  13. Will my prospective school accept transfer credits from my previous school?
  14. In NASM's experience, what are the most important things to do in making applications to music schools?
  15. Are there national deadlines for accepting scholarship offers?
  16. What is the relationship among giftedness, arts study, and work?
  17. How should I best prepare to enter a conservatory, college, or university as a music major?
  18. What do NASM standards for institutions say about requirements for admission to undergraduate programs in music?
  19. What learning and competency development is required to obtain an undergraduate degree in music?
  20. How do music and the other arts fields evaluate achievement and quality?

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