As a comprehensive visual and performing arts college situated within a Tier 1 public research university, the UT College of Fine Arts offers more than 20 undergraduate degree options and a range of master’s and PhD programs in the Butler School of Music, the Department of Art and Art History, the Department of Theatre and Dance and the School of Design and Creative Technologies.

With its wide breadth of disciplines, the college offers students many opportunities to create, collaborate and exhibit work, while becoming well-rounded, critical thinkers capable of solving problems that lack clear solutions.

Applying for admission: What you should know

Almost all programs in the College of Fine Arts require special steps for admission consideration, such as an audition or portfolio submission. Explore our programs by classification or area of study to learn more about our requirements and upcoming deadlines.

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Did you know?

Our Student-to-Faculty Ratio is 10:1.

Whether you aspire to perform with a world-class symphony, write the next Tony Award-winning play, or teach in the arts, the College of Fine Arts offers experts in their field who provide the mentorship and support you need to accomplish your goal.

We offer Fine Arts Career Services.

Our dedicated team of fine arts career advisers are here to help you pursue your goals and prepare for the competitive arts industry.

We track our alumni's success and job placement.

Our alumni are Tony-award winners, entrepreneurs, artistic directors, teachers. Visit our most recent SNAAP report to learn about how we define success and how our students are utilizing their education from UT Austin.

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