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Students considering enrolling in VanderCook's BMEd program should contact the Admissions Office. Our admissions personnel are trained to assist you in completing your application, and answering your questions about the college. Campus tours, interviews and auditions may be arranged at most times throughout the year. Applicants for the BMEd program should follow the following procedure:
1. Complete the Undergraduate Application online or submit a printable version. Please refer to the Admission Requirements page for details about completing your application.
2. Submit all required materials along with your completed application (high school transcript or GED certificate; ACT or SAT scores; $35.00 non-refundable application fee). Please refer to the Admission Requirements page for complete details.
3. Contact the Admissions Office at 312.788.1120 to schedule an audition and interview. Audition criteria are available here.
Applicants are notified of admissions decisions once admissions files are complete. (In general, this decision is made within two weeks of receipt of all materials, although delays may occur during semester breaks.)
Students accepted into the college should submit a tuition deposit of $100 by May 1 (or December 1, if beginning study in the spring semester) as an indication of their intent to enroll at VanderCook. This deposit is non-refundable.
All required materials must be in the Admissions Office at least 30 days prior to the date of admission.

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Chicago, IL 60616-3731
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