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We have a lot to offer here at the School of Fine Arts. Begin your journey as an SFA Bulldog!

The School of Fine Arts offers 27 majors or emphases within three degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Music, and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. View our complete list of Degree Options.

Students who are admitted into the School of Fine Arts begin immediately with coursework in the major program. The average class size in the major, beginning in the first year of study, is 25 students.

The UMD Admissions web site has many resources for both new and prospective students. Interested in becoming part of the UMD fine arts community? Begin the admission process with the UMD online application.

Interested in getting to know the UMD campus through a tour? Schedule a full Campus Visit, or schedule a special School of Fine Arts visit:

Department of Music
Department of Art & Design or Department of Theatre visit

Students interested in a major within the Department of Music are REQUIRED to complete a separate Music application and audition after being admitted to UMD. 

Students interested in a Bachelor of Fine Arts major within the Department of Theatre are REQUIRED to complete a separate Theatre audition/interview after being admitted to UMD.

How to schedule a Music major audition
How to schedule a Theatre BFA audition/interview