Admission to the College of Fine Arts is a Two-Step Process
Admissions to the College of Fine Arts is highly selective. Prospective students must complete an application to the University of Arizona and a supplemental application to their intended College of Fine Arts major. Please see below for specific term directions:
Applications for Fall 2023
- Step One – Complete an application for admission to the University of Arizona. This application should be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
- Step Two – Complete an application for admission to a major in the College of Fine Arts. To apply to the School of Art, Dance, Music or Theatre, Film & Television, complete your Supplemental Application in your Future Wildcat page.
Common or Coalition Applicants!
When using these platforms for UA Admissions, please note there will be a delay in your ability to start the College of Fine Arts Supplemental Application. Please plan ahead!
Automatic admit majors
There are five automatic admit majors within the College of Fine Arts. If you apply to one of the following majors, there is no secondary application process. If you are admissible to the University of Arizona, you are automatically admissible to these majors upon admission to UArizona:
- Art History (Bachelor of Arts)
- Live & Immersive Arts (Bachelor of Arts)
- Music (Bachelor of Arts)
- Studio Art (Bachelor of Arts)
- Theatre Arts (Bachelor of Arts)
For More Information
If you would like to find out more regarding admissions requirements, please visit the School website:
The College of Fine Arts is committed to providing an affordable education for students. Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for additional scholarships and grants. Please also visit the CFA Financial Aid webpage for more information on types of aid available. In addition, Scholarship Universe offers many scholarships and lists the applying and awarding criteria.
The University of Arizona’s Basic Needs Initiative is comprised of the following programs and resources for students:
- Campus Pantry – Provides supplementary groceries to students who are experiencing food insecurity.
- Dean of Students Office – Programs and services in support of students’ academic, personal and professional development.
- Childcare Choice (UA Childcare Choice – Student) – Helps defray the costs of coursework-related childcare for eligible students in Arizona.
- Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) – Psychological and psychiatric services for students.
- Department of Economic Security Assistance – A Community Engagement Specialist provides pre-screening and application assistance for students interested in enrolling in federal assistance programs such as SNAP or WIC benefits.
- COVID-19 Support (Free Food/Meals) – A resource of places in Tucson and the surrounding areas to get free food and meals on a specific day of the week.
Beyond the basic:
- Campus Closet – Free gently used or new business, professional, and casual clothing for University of Arizona students, faculty and staff who cannot otherwise acquire them.
- Safe Ride – A safe nighttime alternative to walking alone on campus and in the Tucson community.
- Student Legal Services – information about your legal rights and obligations, advice and referrals and answers to many questions.
For a full list of campus resources, please visit https://asuatoday.arizona.edu/basic-needs/campus to download the Full On Campus Resources Guide (pdf).