Portfolio & Audition Requirements

College of Art, Media & Design Portfolio Requirements
College of Performing Arts Audition/Interview Requirements
Division of Liberal Arts Requirements
 
The University of the Arts seeks students who demonstrate talent and potential in their chosen creative discipline. Therefore, all programs require a portfolio, writing sample, audition and/or interview as part of the application for admission. These evaluations are used to determine acceptance into a program of study, as well as eligibility for merit-based scholarships.
 
Please use the links above to learn more about portfolio, audition and interview requirements for our programs. If you have questions about any of these requirements, please contact the Office of Admission at 215-717-6049 or admissions@uarts.edu, and an Admissions Counselor will be happy to assist you.
 
Important Dates to Remember
College of Art, Media & Design
Freshmen Priority Application Deadline: Applications still being accepted.
Transfer Priority Application Deadline: Applications are still being accepted.
 
*First-time freshmen portfolio reviews are scheduled by contacting the Office of Admissions at 215-717-6049 or 800-616-ARTS ext. 6049. Transfer students will be contacted by the Office of Admissions to arrange a portfolio review with the director of their intended program of study when all college transcripts have been received, and a preliminary credit evaluation has been completed.*
 
Preliminary Portfolio Review Days:

  • By appointment Monday through Friday 10 am-3 pm

Portfolio Review Days:

  • By appointment Monday through Friday 10 am-3 pm

Division of Liberal Arts
Freshmen Priority Application Deadline: Applications still being accepted.
Transfer Priority Application Deadline: Applications still being accepted.
 
College of Performing Arts
Freshmen and Transfer Priority Application Deadline: Applications still being accepted.
 
*For applicants for Fall 2014, when completing the application, select the "Video Submission - 500+ Miles" option, and follow the instructions below:
 
Ira Brind School of Theater Arts: Contact the Office of Admissions at 215.717.6049 to schedule an in-person audition/interview OR submit a taped audition through Acceptd.
 
School of Music: Contact the Office of Admissions at 215.717.6049 to schedule an in-person or Skype audition/interview.
 
School of Dance: Submit a taped audition through Acceptd