Application & Scholarships
We are delighted you are interested in applying for admission to a program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Depending on your intended major, your application may require 1 or 2 steps.
Submit your application and transcripts to KU on through the KU Admissions website, or the Common App.
Art & Design, Art Education, and Music applicants, please complete a portfolio review or schedule an audition.
ART & DESIGN AND ART EDUCATION APPLICANTS
Students interested in pursuing a career in Art Education, Applied Digital Arts, Communication Design, or Studio Art
- Please view the portfolio requirements.
- Portfolios are reviewed online through SlideRoom.
- Attend a National Portfolio Day | TBA
- Upload a portfolio on SlideRoom.
Music Students should contact the Music Department for auditions, firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-683-4550
The following VPA majors do NOT require a portfolio review or audition for admission: Art History; Cinema, Television
|January 1||Portfolio deadline for undergraduate Art and Design students (Spring start)|
|January 15||Audition deadline for undergraduate Music students (Spring start)|
|February 15||Scholarship consideration deadline for undergraduate portfolio reviews and auditions|
|June 15||Portfolio review deadline for undergraduate Art and Design students (Fall start)|
|August 1||MFA in Communication Design portfolio review and application deadline|
|August 15||Audition deadline for undergraduate Music students (Fall start)|