Undergraduate Admission Requirements

All incoming first-year and transfer students pursuing an arts major (architecture, art, art education, graphic design, interior design, music, music education, music performance, and theatre) are required to submit a portfolio and/or schedule an audition/interview by the admission application deadline. This is in addition to completing the Common Application for admission to Miami University.

Portfolio and/or Audition Deadlines: First-Year Applications

Portfolio and/or Audition Deadlines: Transfer Applications

Live with others who love the arts!

Check out the Celebrate the Arts or Innovation, Design Thinking and Creativity living learning communities. Some students in these communities are CCA majors while others have great interests in the arts.

Graduate Admission

The College of Creative Arts offers nationally accredited and highly selective and competitive graduate degree programs across all of our four departments:

Each degree program offers opportunities for assistantships and tuition waivers. Application deadlines vary among departments.

Additionally, Graduate Certificates for Professional Development are currently available in Advanced Studio Art, Contemporary Crafts and in Music/String Performance.

Contact a Graduate Director (list on left) or visit the Graduate School for more information and to apply.

More Questions?

Every CCA department appreciates and encourages your phone calls and emails, and especially welcomes your visits. Please visit us so you can meet the students, the faculty, see the facilities and get a real sense for the opportunities in the arts at Miami.

You are also welcomed and encouraged to call or email Gretchen RadlerAssistant Dean at 513-529-2209 with additional questions.