IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR FALL 2022: Due to the pandemic, the Dance major will accept all auditions via video for this application cycle. There is NO live audition for Fall 2022 admission.
If you are applying to UCLA for the first time, please read the information under “For New First Year and Transfer Applicants”.
If you are a current UCLA student who wants to major in Dance, please scroll down to “For Current UCLA Students”.
FOR NEW FIRST YEAR AND TRANSFER APPLICANTS:
New UCLA first year and transfer students are admitted to the major for fall quarter only. To be considered for admission, applicants are required to complete both the general University of California (UC) undergraduate application, as well as a department supplement.
Applicants who have submitted their UC application and have listed Dance as their first choice major to UCLA will have access to the online supplemental application for Dance.
Once an applicant submits the UC Application indicating the Dance major as their first choice major to UCLA, their UC Application will be processed within 1-6 business days, excluding weekends and holidays. Once the UC Application is officially processed, applicants will use their UC Application ID to log into the online supplemental application. Undergraduate applicants must submit both the UC application and department supplement to be considered for admission into the major.
Supplemental Application Materials
The supplemental application for the Dance major is due on December 15 at 11:59pm PST, and includes the following specific departmental requirements:
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Personal Statement
- Sample Research Paper
- Video Audition
For full details about requirements and instructions on submission as well as formatting guidelines, please refer to the Supplemental Application Worksheet below:
Supplemental Application Worksheet - Dance Major (440.57 kB)
All supplemental materials must be submitted through the online upload system; any physical materials submitted to the department will not be considered in the review process.
If you have any questions about the admission process, please email email@example.com.
***Please note that UCLA is closed for winter break from mid-December through the first week in January. We will respond to all inquiries submitted during this time upon returning.***
Discover Dance at UCLA 2021 (Virtual Event)
"Discover Dance at UCLA"
Considering earning a Bachelor of Arts in Dance? Join the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance for an interactive preview of our Dance Major. Engage with current students and faculty. Get answers to your questions about the admission process from our staff.
- Watch Studio Practices in Action Fall 2021 featured at Discover Dance
FOR CURRENT UCLA STUDENTS:
For current UCLA students who wish to major in Dance, applications are considered once a year. Current UCLA students who petition to change their major are required to meet with the Student Affairs Officer prior to application, but no later than the eighth week of fall quarter.
Deadline to register as a Change of Major candidate: December 1 at 4:00pm PST
Deadline to submit Dance application: December 15 at 11:59pm PST
Students may be interviewed/audition as part of the application process. Review the Change of Major Application Worksheet below for more information about the application process and admission requirements:
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