How to Apply
The College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of three fully accredited entities: the School of Art and Design, the School of Music, and the School of Theatre Arts and Dance. Admission to most programs within the College requires additional steps beyond a UNC application. Click your area of interest below to view more information about the application process.
School of Art & Design
Admission to the School of Art & Design does not require additional steps beyond admission to UNC. Students may submit a portfolio for scholarship consideration.
School of Music
In addition to the UNC application, a Music application and successful audition are required for entry into any degree program within the School of Music.
Arts Admission Questions
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