Welcome

Since 1965, Columbia University School of the Arts has offered students an unparalleled opportunity for risk-taking, uniquely combining the intellectual rigors of an Ivy League institution with the limitless opportunities provided by our location in New York City, one of the great cultural capitals of the world.
 
We invite you to become part of our exciting and diverse community of artists and arts scholars by taking the first step and exploring the links for information on Graduate and Undergraduate Admissions, International, Transfers and Special Circumstances, Tuition and Financial Aid, Policies and Processes, and FAQs.
 
If you would like to schedule a time to meet with an admissions counselor, please e-mail soaadmissions@columbia.edu or call (212) 854-2134.
 
We are here to answer your questions and hope to see your application soon.
 
Julie Rossi
Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid
 
Columbia University School of the Arts Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
305 Dodge Hall, MC 1808
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Phone (212) 854-2134
Fax (212) 854-1309
Email soaadmissions@columbia.edu

Fall 2020 Admissions Deadlines

Theatre Directing​ application deadline

December 3, 2019

 

Film MFA application deadline

December 3, 2019

 

Theatre (All other concentrations) application deadline

January 7, 2020

 

Writing MFA application deadline

January 7, 2020

 

Visual Arts MFA application deadline

January 15, 2020

 

Sound Art MFA application deadline

January 15, 2020

 

Film and Media Studies application deadline

February 4, 2020