How To Apply

Students who want to enroll on the MSU Denver at DIME programs must pass an audition and be accepted to Metropolitan State University of Denver. Follow the steps below to start your DIME-Detroit Journey!

DIME-Detroit Journey

Step 1: Enter your information on the Apply/Contact page. You will immediately be emailed a personalized brochure with more information about the program you are interested in.

Step 2: Schedule your audition at DIME! Give us a call at 313-223-1600, or email Click here for audition requirements for all programs.

Step 3:  Submit your application to Metropolitan State University of Denver.  Please make sure to indicate on your application that you are applying for: Music, IDP – Detroit Inst. Music Ed., Bachelor of Arts.

About MSU Denver Admissions
MSU Denver admissions will review your application and transcripts.
For information on MSU Denver Admissions criteria for students ages 18-19, click here. 
For information on MSU Denver Admissions criteria for students ages 20 and older, click here. 

Step 4: Have your transcripts and any other requested documents sent to MSU Denver admissions. The easiest way to do this is through Parchment, visit to get started!

If your high school does not participate in Parchment, please call them and ask them to mail an official copy of your transcripts with a graduation date to the following address:

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Office of Admissions
Campus Box 16, P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362

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.