International student applications must be postmarked no later than September 15 each year. Domestic student applications need to be postmarked by October 15 each year. Accepted students must be available to begin the program the following June.
All applicants must apply to the University of Washington Graduate School in addition to providing the following information to the Dance Program.
Mail the following to Jennifer Salk:
- Letter of interest
and resume, outlining experience and career expectations
- DVD or VHS tape (maximum 30 minutes) demonstrating
range of technical and performance accomplishment
- Copy of Application to the UW Graduate School
- Names of three references verifying professional accomplishment. The actual references must be submitted electronically as part of the application to the UW Graduate School
Jennifer Salk, Graduate Program Advisor
An in-person visit is strongly recommended. Admission consideration will be made by full-faculty committee during winter quarter.
UW Dance Program
Seattle, WA 98195-1150
The following are requirements for acceptance into the Dance MFA program.
University of Washington admissions information
- A baccalaureate
degree from an accredited institution
- A minimum of 8 years experience as
a professional dancer
- In-person interview
and audition may be required for preferred applicants
- Foreign language
and Graduate Record Examination are not required.
For additional information contact
Graduate Program Advisor
Graduate Program Coordinator
Program of Study