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Application and Scholarships Guide

Welcome! 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.

STEP 1: Submit your application and transcripts to KU

STEP 2: Art, Design, and Music applicants also complete a portfolio review, art test or audition

Art and design applicants should view the portfolio or art test requirements, then select one option:

  • Attend a portfolio review on campus: September 22, October 20, November 7, November 17, January 18, February 13, February 20, March 22, or April 26
  • Upload a portfolio or art test on SlideRoom

Music applicants should view the audition requirements, then select one option:

  • Attend an audition date on campus (preferred): November 7, December 8, January 26, February 2, or February 9
  • Contact the Department of Music directly to arrange an individual audition date

The following VPA majors do NOT require a portfolio review, art test or audition for admission: Art History; Cinema, Television and Media Production; Communication Studies; Social Media Theory and Strategy.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

October 15 Portfolio deadline for undergraduate art and design students (spring start)
February 15

Deadline to complete an audition, portfolio or art test review for scholarship consideration

July 15 Deadline to complete an audition, portfolio or art test review for admission to undergraduate programs
August 1 Deadline to apply to MFA in Communication Design

View KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS