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School of Theatre

Musical Theatre (BFA)

First-year Applicant

  1. Apply to Penn State | Priority Deadline - November 30
    • A complete undergraduate application includes application,               self-reported academic record, and SAT or ACT scores.
    • Offers of admission are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
    • The decision is based both on acceptable academic credentials and a successful audition.
  2. Upload Required Materials and Audition
    • All prescreen materials must be submitted by November 30
  3. University Park Audition Dates:
    • December 2, 2017
    • January 13, 2018
    • February 3, 2018
    • February 24, 2018
    New York City Audition Dates:
    • January 20 - 21, 2018
    Chicago Audition Dates:
    • February 5 - 7, 2018
    Los Angeles Audition Dates:
    • February 10 - 11, 2018

Transfer/Advanced Standing

  1. Apply to Penn State
  2. Upload Required Materials and Audition
    • All prescreen materials must be submitted by November 30
  3. University Park Audition Dates:
    • December 2, 2017
    • January 13, 2018
    • February 3, 2018
    • February 24, 2018
    New York City Audition Dates:
    • January 20 - 21, 2018
    Chicago Audition Dates:
    • February 5 - 7, 2018
    Los Angeles Audition Dates:
    • February 10 - 11, 2018

Change of Major

  1. Consult with academic adviser
    • Need ≥ 2.0 CUM GPA
  2. Upload Required Materials and Audition
    • All prescreen materials must be submitted by November 30
  3. University Park Audition Dates:
    • December 2, 2017
    • January 13, 2018
    • February 3, 2018
    • February 24, 2018

Change of Major and Change of Campus

  1. Consult with academic adviser
    • Need ≥ 2.0 CUM GPA
  2. Upload Required Materials and Audition
    • All prescreen materials must be submitted by November 30
  3. University Park Audition Dates:
    • December 2, 2017
    • January 13, 2018
    • February 3, 2018
    • February 24, 2018

814-863-6819 - Shannon Ritter - 116 Theatre Building - shannon@psu.edu

What do I click?

  • First-Year Applicant: I just graduated from high school and/or have not completed more than 17 college credits after graduating.
  • Transfer/Advanced Standing: I have completed 18 or more credits at another university and want to transfer to Penn State.
  • Change of Major: I am a current Penn State student attending the University Park campus.
  • Change of Major and Change of Campus: I am a current Penn State student attending a campus other than University Park.