How To Apply (Dance Degree Programs)

Undergraduate Admissions

  1. Apply to Wayne State University online - Wayne State University Online Application
    • Submit your completed application, official transcripts, and application fee as directed.
  2. Audition/Interview for the Department of Theatre and Dance -  Audition and Interview information
    • To major in programs offered by the Department of Theatre and Dance, you must be accepted as a regular student by the university and also be accepted into the Department of Theatre and Dance through a successful audition.
    • Register for one of our upcoming auditions - Audition/Interview Registration Form
    • During your audition/interview, you will be assessed for technique level placement. Upon acceptance, your faculty advisor will use the technique placement results when advising you about the appropriate courses for the school year.

Graduate Admissions

  1. Apply to Wayne State University online - Wayne State University Graduate Online Application
  2. Interview for the Department of Theatre and Dance - An interview (in-person or skype) will be required for selected applicants.

International students only: 

Most international students are required to pass the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). For more information about requirements for international students, go to The Office of International Students and Scholars or direct your questions to:

Office of International Students and Scholars
416 Welcome Center
42 W. Warren
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-577-3422 Fax: 313-577-2962

Deadline for applications is generally mid-January and admission decisions are usually made by mid-March.

Applications are accepted, however, until all openings are filled.


High School Dual Enrollment

The Concurrent Admission/High School Dual Enrollment Program allows you to supplement your education by pursuing college coursework while you're still in high school. Visit the Dual enrollment page for more information.

Dance Audition Registration Form