Fine Arts Admissions

When applying to become a Fine Arts student, two different offices must approve you:

  • University Registrar’s Office
  • Faculty of Fine Arts

 FIRST submit your University Application to the University Registrar’s Office.

THEN submit your portfolio, audition and/or additional requirements to the Faculty of Fine Arts.

1.  University Registrar’s Office

University Qualifications/Requirements

Canadian high school applicants need a combined average of 65% in Grade 12 academic English; three additional academic Grade 12 courses; and a fifth distinct course at the Grade 12 level.

Transfer students need a 2.0 GPA and Post-Diploma students need a 2.5 GPA. 

University Application Dates

Qualify for awards by applying prior to award deadlines

Fall

Dec 15 - Board of Governors’ Awards Deadline

Mar 15 - Leadership and Entrance Awards Deadline

Jun 1 - Final Application Deadline

Spring

Nov 1 - Final Application Deadline

Apply to uLethbridge

2.  Faculty of Fine Arts Additional Requirements 

Pick your program

 Fine Arts requirements

 Art (Art History/Museum Studies)            

 No additional requirements

 Art (Art Studio)

 Portfolio & personal statement

 Native American Art (Art History/ Museum Studies)  

 No additional requirements

 Native American Art (Art Studio)

 Portfolio & personal statement

 Art/Education

 Portfolio & personal statement

 Digital Audio Arts

 Portfolio & essay

 Music Studio

 Studio application & audition

 Music/Education

 Studio application & audition

 New Media

 Portfolio & questionnaire

 New Media/Education

 Portfolio & questionnaire

 New Media/Management

 Portfolio & questionnaire

 Performance

 No first year requirements

 Post-diploma and Transfer requirements

 Technical/Design

 No first year requirements

 Post-diploma and Transfer requirements

 Drama/Education

 No first year requirements

 Post-diploma and Transfer requirements

 Multidisciplinary

 No additional requirements

 BA (Art and Drama)

 No additional requirements

 BA (Music)

 Studio application & audition

 (Not required for admission, but for graduation) 

3. Deadlines & Deadlines

Portfolio evaluation deadlines

Fall

Dec 15 – Early*

Mar 15 – Regular* 

Jun 15 - Final Evaluation

*Aligns with scholarship deadlines

Spring

Nov 15 - Final Evaluation

Audition evaluation dates

Fall

Feb 5/6 – Early live auditions

Mar 15 – Regular live auditions

Jun 15 - Final online audition evaluation

Spring

Nov 14/15 - Final live/online evaluation

If you are unable to attend any of the live audition dates, you must still submit your audition application form and then submit your audition online.  Online auditions will be evaluated with the live auditions.


Questions?  …Get Answers


Admission and Portfolio Advisor
Faculty of Fine Arts
Phone: (403) 380-1864
Email: finearts.admissions@uleth.ca

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