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Theatre Arts Admissions

Step 1: Apply to Utah State University

Before you begin your application to our department, please begin your USU Application. The university provides a comprehensive admissions website offering detailed information on how to apply, housing, financial aid, and other aspects of student life at Utah State.

USU Application Requirements AT-A-GLANCE

  • $50.00 Application fee
  • High School transcript
  • Concurrent enrollment transcripts

Minimum Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 high school GPA or 550 GED [unweighted GPA]
  • 17 ACT or 820 SAT (does not include the written portion)
  • 90 minimum Admissions Index score

Scholarship Deadline is January 10, 2020

Step 2: Apply to the Theatre Arts Department

For details on how to apply, see the Application Information and the Theatre Admissions Application.

Theatre Application Requirements AT-A-GLANCE

  • 2.75 HS or GPA [unweighted GPA]
  • 100 minimum Admission Index score
  • Complete the Department application process found here
  • It is recommended that you attend an Open House to audition or share your portfolio and interview. If this is not possible, please contact the Theatre Office to set up other arrangements (
  • High School transcript
  • Concurrent enrollment transcripts

Acceptance into the Department is competitive, and not guaranteed.

Department Acceptance Timeline

  • For prime consideration, apply and attend the Fall Open House.
  • If you are out-of-state and unable to audition, you may send your audition or portfolio and other supporting materials in digital form for consideration.
  • Students who do not apply by the Fall Open House date may attend a secondary Open House in the Spring semester. Applicants are considered only if space remains in the individual programs of study.

Incoming Freshman

To be considered for university financial aid, applications to USU must be submitted before January 10.