College of Fine and Applied Arts



Dance offers a BFA and a BA degree. Though basic requirements are the same for both degrees, specific application details differ. Current Illinois students should write to the Undergraduate Program Co-Director at for details and the appropriate application form.


Application Periods:

In general, students may only enter Dance in the fall semester, though they may take some classes leading to the degree in the spring semester. The Dance Department has auditions for prospective students in November, February and March ( Auditions results must be available before the College will review student’s academic eligibility for admission.

Important Links:

Dance Program Overview
Department website for Prospective Students


The Department of Dance will contact the student after admission to notify them of their advisor’s name. The student will be responsible for setting up the initial appointment.