How to apply

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What starts here changes the Fine Arts

“I hope to learn and grow with my students and constantly be a positive force in their lives.” Amber Prince, B.F.A. Theatre Studies 2016

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Shelton Lewis

Welcome to the College of Fine Arts, where we are weird, passionate and committed to providing you with countless ways to create within a community of innovative artists, designers, performers, and scholars. Our faculty, leaders in their fields, will equip you with skills to communicate effectively, manage your time, be adaptable and collaborate. Our Fine Arts Career Services team will connect you with internships, workshops and career coaching to apply your creative skills to a variety of industries. You’re gaining a powerful alumni network.

Austin is the perfect balance between a college town and a big city, and the ideal place to grow as an arts educator. Austin, has it all — a thriving film industry, exceptional museums and national leaders in the performing arts, like ZACH Theatre and Ballet Austin.

The path ahead might seem daunting, but at the College of Fine Arts, among your fellow classmates, and within the broader community of Austin, you will find the people, commitment, support, and resources to help you succeed and enjoy the journey.

Shelton Lewis
Director, Recruitment and Enrollment Management – College of Fine Arts
The University of Texas at Austin

We welcome your application. Explore the university admissions process and admissions requirements for the College of Fine Arts.

Check with the individual departments in the College of Fine Arts for teacher preparation programs and the required course work for specific programs.

UTeach Art

UTeach Dance

UTeach Music

UTeach Theatre 

Are you a current UT student interested in transferring into a UTeach Fine Arts teacher preparation program? Check with the individual departments.

UTeach Art

UTeach Dance

UTeach Music

UTeach Theatre

We welcome your questions.

Department of Art and Art History – Denise Ortega  512-475-8757
Butler School of Music – Sarah Borshard 512-471-0504
Department of Theatre and Dance – Natasha Small 512-232-2741

Information about internal transfers and links to come.