You belong at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, with people just like you: talented and ambitious musicians, actors, dancers, designers, filmmakers and visual artists who are serious about a professional career in the creative and performing arts. Immerse yourself in a culture of artistic excellence surrounded by amazing new friends and supportive faculty and staff. There’s simply no other place like UNCSA.
The UNCSA Experience
Challenging. Inspiring. Intense. Transformative. This is how UNCSA students and alumni describe the conservatory experience. You learn from the best, working artists with one foot in the professional world and one in the classroom. You live and work alongside immensely talented and enthusiastic young artists and performers from across the country and around the world. And you do everything in beautiful, modern facilities — plenty of rehearsal spaces, fully equipped art and design studios and world-class performance halls. You will leave UNCSA knowing how to work hard, dream big and pursue your art as a seasoned working professional.
How to Apply
The UNCSA application and audition process is specific to each of our five schools and if you are applying to the high school, undergraduate or graduate programs within the art school. Financial aid is available for qualifying students.