Apply to the School of Dance

You can apply to the University of Oklahoma via the Common App.

School of Dance FAQ's.

Tours & Class Observations
SPRING 2022 or FALL 2023

No tours or class observations will be available on Friday, Dec. 9 through Wednesday, Jan. 18.


Undergraduate applicants must submit via the common app for undergraduate application to the University of Oklahoma. An audition at one of the audition dates offered by the School of Dance is also required.


Graduate applicants must submit a graduate application to the University of Oklahoma Graduate College. We also require a video submission containing a personal performance and choreography. An audition and interview will be scheduled following graduate faculty review of the video and application materials.

Please contact Graduate Liaison Roxanne Lyst at for further information.

Degree Checksheets

This outlines a recommended schedule for each semester.

Ballet Performance
Ballet Pedagogy
Modern Dance Performance
M.F.A. in Dance
Dance History (Minor)

Graduate Required Materials

  • Application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • English Proficiency (International Students)
  • Portfolio
    • 1. Performing Experience
    • 2. Choreography
    • 3. Teaching Sample

Graduate Assistantships

We offer several highly competitive graduate assistantships.  The assistantships involve teaching classes for non majors, assisting faculty, and they include tuition waivers, health insurance, and a monthly stipend.  To apply, please indicate under "Type of Financial Assistance" in your application.