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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 ($65.00 for late application) 

    *High School transcript

    *Concurrent enrollment transcripts 

    Minimum Academic Requirements: [*Departments May Have Higher Requirments]
    *2.5 high school GPA or 550 GED [unweighted GPA]
    *17 ACT or 820 SAT (does not include the written portion)
    Scolarship Deadlines:
    December 1 (Freshman-Academic)
    January 10 (Transfer, Freshman-Need-based)
    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 form 
    *Put together the additional required materials (resume, headshot, essay, reference contacts)
    *Email the completed application & materials to: theatre@usu.edu
    *Attend the Fall admission Open House to audition or share your portfolio and interview
    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, application to USU must be made before December 1