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Admission

We’re seeking students who aspire to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. So when you submit your application, we won’t see it as just a collection of grades, a class ranking, and test scores. Instead, our case-by-case acceptance process allows us to view you as a whole person with the potential to enrich our campus community and go on to change the world.

 

Undergraduate Admission

Any student wishing to pursue a degree from the College of Fine Arts must apply through the University’s Office of Undergraduate Admission. There are several fine arts majors that have special requirements before a student can official be admitted into that degree plan.

Undergraduate Admission

 

Visit the departmental pages for the areas below for supplementary undergraduate admission information.

Graduate Admission

The College of Fine Arts offers graduate degrees in the following areas. In addition to applying through the University’s Office of Graduate Studies, students are required to submit supplementary application materials to the units.

Graduate Admission

 

Visit the departmental pages for the areas below for supplementary graduate admission information.

View our graduate and international student admission FAQs.

 

DMA — December 1
Master of Music — February 1
Art and Art History — February 1

All materials need to be submitted by the deadline. These are not the postmark dates. Please do not staple application materials or place in binders or folders.

 

TCU is committed to providing a positive learning, living and working environment free from discrimination and harassment. As a result, TCU prohibits a range of behaviors, including unlawful discrimination, harassment, and related sexual and other misconduct based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, predisposing genetic information, covered veteran status, and any other basis protected by law, except as permitted by law. See TCU’s Policy on Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Retaliation.

If you feel you have been unlawfully discriminated against during the admissions process, you may report your concerns to TCU’s Office of Institutional Equity. See TCU’s Policy on Responding to Reports of Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Retaliation.