Undergraduate Application Timeline

The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin offers four undergraduate program options:

  • B.F.A. in Acting
  • B.A. in Theatre and Dance
  • B.F.A. in Dance
  • UTeach Theatre (B.F.A. in Theatre Education)

Beyond the general requirements for admission to The University of Texas at Austin, the Department of Theatre and Dance has specific application requirements for each area of study. Visit our How to Apply page and click on your area of interest to find out more information.

Please make note of these important dates and deadlines for admission to The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance.

Application Event

Date

The ApplyTexas application or Common App application for admittance to The University of Texas at Austin opens

August 1

The Department of Theatre and Dance applications open (Freshmen and External Transfer)

August 22

 

Freshman university application due
To meet the regular deadline students should submit the online application by December 1 and all additional required or optional application items by December 10.

  • Application    
  • Fee    
  • Essay    
  • Short answers    
  • Transcript(s)     
  • Other required or optional materials, if applicable
  • Scholarship interest form

 

December 1

Theatre and Dance application materials due (Freshmen)

December 9

Callback audition and interview invitations

December – January

Internal Transfer application opens

January 1

FAFSA or TAFSA (optional but highly recommend)

January 15

Audition and interview dates

January

Freshman admission decisions

Applicants are notified of their decisions through MyStatus

March 1

External Transfer application due

March 1

Continuing and transfer scholarship application

March 15

Theatre and Dance merit-based scholarship award notifications (no additional application required)

April 1

Freshman response deadline

May 1

Internal Transfer application due

May 1

External Transfer admission decisions

Applicants are notified of their decisions through MyStatus

June 15

Internal Transfer admission decisions

Applicants are notified of their decisions through the internal transfer portal

June 20

Transfer response deadline

July 1

Orientation

June – August