The School of Drama is among the world’s preeminent theater arts conservatory programs, uniquely situated in the context of a major research university. The program offers students a four-year, sequence-based program leading to a B.F.A. in Drama. For details on pre-screen, audition or portfolio review requirements, visit our Fine Arts Admission Procedures website.

Graduates have made indelible contributions to the national and international arts communities as practicing artists, crafts persons, educators, theorists, entrepreneurs, administrators and arts innovators. Founded in 1914, the school’s educational mission is to combine theatrical precedent with current best practices, innovation, new technology and research across all dramatic arts disciplines.

About the 2020 First Year Class

Average Unweighted GPA:3.68

SAT Middle 50%

Evidence-Based Reading & Writing: 690-730Math: 650-710

ACT Middle 50%

English: 31-34Math: 26-28Composite: 29-32

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Where's the Class of 2019?

Alumni have won Academy Awards®, Tony Awards® and Emmy Awards® for their innovative work in set, costume and lighting design as well as in acting, directing and producing. The school’s alumni include innovators and leaders in the theater, television and film professions and related arts/entertainment industries who are actors, directors, dramaturgs, dramatic writers, production designers, crafts persons, technicians, technical managers, producers and imaginative visionaries.

Amazing Alumni