B.F.A. Admission & Scholarship Auditions

The Department requires an audition for entry into the Dance B.F.A. program and to qualify for Dance departmental scholarships.


In order to be considered for B.F.A. entry and/or departmental scholarships, you will need to complete the following steps by March 1:
Currently enrolled students need only complete Step 3.

  1. Apply for Admission to the University of Kansas.
  2. Once admitted, set up your KU Online ID and declare a major or minor in dance
  3. Complete the Dance BFA & Scholarships Application through KU AcademicWorks. For questions regarding AcademicWorks contact scholarships@ku.edu.

Audition Video & Essay

When completing the application, you will be asked for a link to your audition video. For information on what to include in your video, please visit Audition Guidelines. You will also be asked to upload an essay of up to 750 words answering the questions "What role has dance played in your life? Why are interested in, or wanting to continue to study dance in an academic setting?"