How To Apply

Oakland University at DIME Detroit

Through DIME’s partnership with Oakland University, you can apply for the Bachelor of Arts in Music program the following way:

First, you need to apply to DIME by completing the form on the Contact tab:

Now, you can apply to Oakland University in the following way, please read all the steps first, as this will help you with the process, and remember – the applications is free …

Step 1:

Follow this link to create an OU admissions account:

Step 2

You will be taken to a new web page, where you will be required to choose one of the following:

Select: I am a high school student or graduate, or GED-holder, seeking a bachelor’s degree.
Select: I am a transfer student and would like to complete my bachelor’s degree.

Please select the one that is relevant to you.

Step 3:

You will be taken to the relevant page, either:

Oakland University Freshman Account
Oakland University Transfer Account

Please fill in all the details you can.

Please select: Undecided Arts

If you are a transfer student from MSU Denver, in the Current or Most Recent College section, please manually input:

DIME Detroit, 1265 Griswold Street, Detroit, MI 48226

Step 4:

If you are a freshman, Please ask your high school to send your transcripts to admissions at OU.

If you are an out-of-state student, you will be required to pay the out-of-state tuition.

If you are an out-of-state student and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, you will receive the Non-Resident Award which will reduce your tuition to the in-state rate.​

For more information on tuition, please visit:

You can also find these steps at

If you have any questions, please email or call 313-223-1600

Scheduling an Audition

To schedule your audition, give us a call at 313-223-1600, or email

If you are under 20, and concerned about your GPA or ACT test scores, we often recommend that you submit a personal statement and letters of recommendation to the admissions office along with your application. Please contact us if you are concerned about this – we will be able to advise you on the best next steps!

If you have any questions about the audition or application process, please contact us at or call 313 223 1600.