Undergraduate Admissions

The College of Fine Arts (COFA) is home to artists, performers, designers, scholars, educators, makers and creatives seeking to change the world. We aim to enroll undergraduates whose individual backgrounds, talents, and goals contribute to a diverse community of empathetic, collaborative, adaptable, and entrepreneurial learners. 

Important tips for undergraduate applicants

  • Almost every Fine Arts major requires additional steps for admission, such as a portfolio submission, audition, interview or essay response.
  • All areas within the College of Fine Arts only admit new students for fall semesters.
  • Freshman applications are due by December 1. Transfer application deadlines vary by major.

View our admissions requirements by department or school:

Butler School of Music

Department of Art and Art History

Department of Theatre and Dance

School of Design and Creative Technologies

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