Talent Assessments

Applying to a visual or performing arts program or to creative writing?

We have additional requirements for talent assessment. Be sure you have all the information you need.

Audition and Portfolio Guidelines

Current Purchase Students

Current Purchase students looking to change their major should contact the department directly regarding requirements and deadlines.

At a Glance

At Purchase, you’ll find that several programs have specialized instructions and deadlines for admission.

Scan the table below to see when your selected program requires that you submit your application and supporting documentation and schedule interviews or auditions, if applicable.

 

  • Program

    Application Deadline for Fall 2024 Portfolio or Pre-Screening Deadline

    Application Deadline for Spring 2024

    Acting, BFA*

    Priority Deadline: November 24, 2023

    General Deadline:

    January 1, 2024

    Priority Deadline: December 1, 2023

    General Deadline: January 8, 2024

    Not Offered
    Art+Design*

    Priority Deadline:
    November 15, 2023

    General Deadline:
    February 15, 2024

    Priority Deadline:
    December 1, 2023

    General Deadline:
    March 1, 2024

    Transfers Only

    Open to all majors except Graphic Design

    Application Deadline: November 15, 2023

    Portfolio Deadline: December 1, 2023

    Creative Writing, BA*

    Early Action:
    November 15, 2023

    General Admissions:
    March 1, 2024

    Early Action:
    November 20, 2023

    General Admissions:
    March 8, 2024

    Application:

    November 1, 2023

    Portfolio:

    November 8, 2023

    Dance, BFA*

    Priority Deadline:
    January 7, 2024

    General Deadline: February 1, 2024

    Priority Deadline:
    January 14, 2024

    General Deadline: February 8, 2024

    Not Offered
    Film, BFA*

    Priority Deadline:
    November 15, 2023

    General Deadline: January 1, 2024

    Priority Deadline:
    November 22, 2023

    General Deadline: January 7, 2024

    Not Offered
    Liberal Arts & Sciences**

    Early Action:
    November 15, 2023

    Rolling Admissions:
    March 1, 2024

     

    N/A January 3, 2024
    Music, MusB*

    Priority Deadline:
    December 1, 2023

    Extended Deadline: January 15, 2024

    Closed: Music Studio Production and Music Studio Composition

     

    Priority  Deadline: December 8, 2023

    Extended Deadline: January 22, 2024

    Closed: Music Studio Production and Music Studio Composition

     

    Closed for Studio Composition and Studio Production

    Application: October 13, 2023

    Prescreening: October 20, 2023 

    Theatre Design/Technology, BFA*

    February 26, 2024

    March 1, 2024

    Not Offered

    *Please visit the linked program information page to view additional deadlines and requirements.  Deadlines and portfolio submission requirements may be updated at anytime.

    **We review applications on a rolling basis, and will review applications until our incoming class is full. Students are encouraged to apply and complete their application early in the application cycle.