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Undergraduate Auditions and Portfolio Reviews

Most degree programs in the College of Creative Arts, require an audition or portfolio review for admission. 

Programs which do not require an audition or portfolio review include Theatre BA, Music Industry (multi-instrumental pathway), Art History, Interactive Design for Media and Technical Art History. 

Audition and Portfolio Interview Dates 2022-23

Sunday, November 13th, 2022

Saturday, January 28th, 2023

Saturday, February 25th, 2023

  • On campus auditions and portfolio reviews for Fall 2022 have concluded. We will continue to review students for admission through digital submissions. Please contact the College of Creative Arts Recruitment Specialist, James Froemel with any questions. 

Audition Day Schedules

Steps to Applying to the College of Creative Arts

1.) Complete the West Virginia University Application
2.) Complete the School or Program Application (further down on this page)
3.) Check the Digital Submission Requirements and Submit your audition videos or portfolio media through the upload links provided further down on this page if needed. 
4.) Participate in a live interview with the faculty on the date requested through your application.

Digital Submission Requirements

The following programs require that audition or portfolio materials be submitted digitally ahead of attending an audition or portfolio review day. 
  • BFA Art & Design Programs (Including Graphic Design)
  • Theatre Design & Technology
  • Musical Theatre
  • Acting
If required to submit digital materials, these are due 48 hours prior to your selected Audition or Portfolio Review Date.  

Audition and Portfolio Submission Requirements 

Detailed Requirements by Program or Instrument

Creative Arts Scholarships

Talent-based creative arts scholarships are available from each School. The portfolio review/audition process for program admission will also allow students to be entered into consideration for these funds. Students within Art & Design and Theatre & Dance programs must be pursuing a major in the College of Creative Arts to receive scholarship consideration.

For more information please contact our Recruitment Specialist, James Froemel at or 304-293-4339.

School & Program Applications  *

Both the university application and a program application are required for admission into College of Creative Arts. You may complete the program application and secure your interview time before or after your university application is completed. An admission decision for your program cannot be made until after you have been admitted to West Virginia University.   

Audition and Portfolio Upload Links

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