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

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 2023 Portfolio or Pre-Screening Deadline

    Application Deadline for Spring 2023

    Acting, BFA*

    General Admissions:
    December 30, 2022

    January 6, 2023 Not Offered
    Art+Design*

    Priority Deadline:
    November 15, 2022

    General Deadline: January 4, 2023

    Priority Deadline:
    December 1, 2022

    General Deadline:
    January 18, 2023

    Open to all majors except Graphic Design

    November 15, 2022

    Creative Writing, BA*

    Early Action:
    November 15, 2022

    General Admissions:
    March 1, 2023

    Early Action:
    November 20, 2022

    General Admissions:
    March 7, 2023

    November 1, 2022
    Dance, BFA*

    Priority Deadline:
    January 7, 2023

    General Deadline:

    January 27, 2023

    Priority Deadline:
    January 14, 2023

    General Deadline: February 10, 2023

    Not Offered
    Film, BFA*

    Priority Deadline:
    December 9, 2022

    General Deadline: January 1, 2023

    Priority Deadline:
    December 16, 2022

    General Deadline: January 7, 2023

    Not Offered
    Liberal Arts & Sciences**

    Early Action:
    November 15, 2022

    Rolling Admissions:
    March 1, 2023

     

    N/A January 5, 2023
    Music, MusB*

    January 1, 2023

     

    January 8, 2023

     

    Classical and Jazz programs only

    October 14, 2022 (application)

    October 21, 2022 (pre-screening)

    Theatre Design/Technology, BFA* March 1, 2023 March 5, 2023 Not Offered

    *Please visit the linked program information page to view additional deadlines and requirements.  Deadlines 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.