The Office of Undergraduate Admissions manages online applications to the university and provides the most comprehensive information on the application process. The admissions office also provides the latest information on application deadlines and university scholarships for S.C. residents and nonresidents. So whether you are applying as a freshman, are looking to transfer to South Carolina or are planning to come to Columbia from another USC campus, you can check the requirements based on your current status and apply now.
Open House Auditions and scholarship auditions are held twice a year, usually in November and February. Scheduled over the same weekend, auditions are designed to give prospective students the chance to experience the program firsthand and to interact with current students. Auditions are group format (no solos required) and there is no fee to audition. Auditions are not required for prospective dance minor students.
Fall 2019 Admission
November 9, 2018 -- Deadline for materials October 26, 2018
February 15, 2019 -- Deadline for materials February 1, 2019
Materials submitted will be confirmed via email. Please note that only the email listed on the application will receive confirmation. Confirmation will not be issued via an alterative source.
Dance scholarships are available for those students who meet the six criteria for scholarship qualification. Students are expected to maintain a 2.5 grade point average to retain their awards.