Prospective students should complete an online application to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or learn more about the UNC Graduate School program.
Note: No GRE score is required for admission to the MFA programs.
Send a resumé, statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation and two official transcripts directly to:
Center for Dramatic Art
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3230
Applicants must contact Michael Rolleri (919-843-9818) to arrange an interview. Students are chosen on the basis of demonstrated ability through the admission of a portfolio comprising of past work in their field of interest, and an interview with the supervising faculty. It is assumed that applying students have prior experience in theatre technical methods. Applicants are accepted for the first year only; entrance to the second and third year classes is subject to approval of the MFA faculty.
Fellowships and Financial Aid:
The Department has a limited number of assistantships available to applicants. Applicants seeking financial aid from the University must submit the FAFSA form to the College Scholarship Service, Princeton, NJ, by March 1 for priority consideration.
For more information regarding financial aid opportunities, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at UNC-Chapel Hill or call (919) 962-8396.
Graduates must do everything in their power, beginning when they arrive, to insure that they achieve North Carolina residency after a year in the state.