University of North Carolina School of the Arts - High School

2014-2015 APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
Welcome to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts - High School Online Application
A message from the campus:
Thank you for your interest in the University of North Carolina School of the Arts High School program for the Fall of 2014.  The Office of Admissions looks forward to working with you on the application process.  Please feel free to contact us by phone at (336.770.3290) or by email (admissions@uncsa.edu) if you have questions or need assistance.

A high school diploma is offered in Dance (9th-12th grade), Drama (12th grade), Music (9th-12th grade) and Visual Arts (11th or 12th grade).

All applicants must audition or interview with arts faculty to be considered for admission.  Audition and interview dates are listed on the Admissions page of each arts school.  Be sure to check the application priority dates.

All required documentation must be on file in order for you to audition or interview.  Information about accessing your application and documentation will be sent to you by email.  If you have a spam filter in place be sure you do not black emails from UNCSA.

Thank you.
Office of Admissions
UNC School of the Arts

Last updated: 9/5/2013 10:02:00 AM ET


Thank you for your interest in the University of North Carolina School of the Arts high school program for the fall of 2013. The Office of Admissions looks forward to working with you during the application and audition/interview process.

Office of Admissions
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Audition/Interview Information and Dates

All applicants to UNC School of the Arts must audition or interview with arts faculty. Scheduled audition/interview dates for each arts department can be viewed by using the links below or by going to http://www.uncsa.edu/admissions/.
Please review this information before starting your application as you must enter a scheduled audition/interview date and location on your application.

High School Audition/Interview Dates (High School Diploma)
   NOTE: Dance high school program is 9th through 12th grade.
  Drama high school program is 12th grade only.
  Music high school program is 9th through 12th grade.
  Visual Arts program is 11th or 12th grade.

Application Priority Dates

Applications must be received in the Office of Admissions by the dates listed below. Accompanying application documentation (see below for details) must be received in the Office of Admissions before the date of your audition or interview. Note: Click the arts school link to which you are applying for additional information about required documentation.

In order to facilitate a smooth admissions process and a speedy review of student files, students are encouraged to apply by a set of priority dates. Each priority date acts as a deadline by which you must apply in order to have an interview or audition granted during a given timeframe. Please review the interview/audition dates for your selected program to ensure you apply by one of the priority dates. Please be aware that each arts school has different audition and interview dates and that a school may not have audition or interview dates after a certain time.

Application Process

The following information outlines the application process and documentation needed to ensure your application file is complete. Please read all information before starting your application. Your failure to provide complete, accurate, and truthful information on this application will be grounds to deny or withdraw your offer of admission or dismiss you after enrollment.

1) Application Form and Application Fee.

  • Complete the application form in full.
  • You have the option to pay the application fee online or to choose check or fee waiver. The application fee is non-refundable.
    • $95 for U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents and $110 for Non-Resident Aliens. International applicants should not choose the credit card option. International applicants use http://uncsa.peertransfer.com/ to access Peer Transfer to pay your application fee.
    • Do not send cash.
  • If you choose to pay with a check or money order, it should include your full legal name on the check or money order made payable to UNCSA through a U.S. bank. Mail your payment along with your signed Application Agreement Statement to the following address:

      Office of Admissions
      UNC School of the Arts
      1533 South Main Street
      Winston-Salem, NC 27127

  • If you are applying to 2 different arts schools within UNCSA you must complete a second application and submit a second application fee.

2) CLICK HERE FOR REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL APPLICANTS


High School Transcripts



Most North Carolina public high schools now have the capability to electronically send official high school transcripts to all 110 North Carolina colleges and universities through CFNC.org. We encourage you to visit your school counselor to verify coursework and grades prior to requesting an electronic transcript.

To send an electronic transcript, you must:

  • Make sure you have entered the following information in your profile and/or CFNC.org online admission application:
    • First and Last name - This must match your legal name (use the name that appears on your report card, or check with your high school counselor).
    • NC Student Number (formerly NC WISE Student ID) - is your North Carolina public high school student identifier number and is only applicable to North Carolina High School students. Providing the NC Student Number is voluntary and if provided, will give you the opportunity to request your high school transcript electronically.
    • Current high school (or high school at time of graduation)
    • Date of birth
    • E-mail address
    • Gender
  • Be currently enrolled at or graduated from in 2013, a participating public high school in North Carolina that has converted from NC WISE to PowerSchool/HomeBase. If you are not sure about your school's current status or statusat the time you graduated, check with your school counselor.

Important Announcement:

As of November 13, 2013, electronic transcripts for some schools are now being processed from NC DPI's new PowerSchool system. Please refer to the list of schools spreadsheet to see if your school is in a district that has chosen to send from the new PowerSchool system, or if your school is in a district that has chosen to send from the NC WISE system. The differences are described below.

PowerSchool: This means that currently enrolled students can now send electronic transcripts that contain their current student information from PowerSchool.
Please note there will be a temporary process change for electronic transcripts until later this academic year for students who graduated in summer 2013 or before. NC DPI is in the process of migrating historical data from NC WISE to PowerSchool. If you graduated in summer 2013 or before, you will need to contact your high school directly to request a transcript.

NC WISE: This means that all currently enrolled students and former students can send electronic transcripts that contain their information from NC WISE. For currently enrolled seniors, please note that transcripts from NC WISE do not include any courses in which you are currently enrolled (Fall 2013).

Over the next few weeks NC DPI is working to transition all remaining schools to the new PowerSchool system. Please check this message area and the list of schools spreadsheet (link above) for the latest information.

If these conditions were met when you submitted your CFNC.org online application, you will then be presented with the option to request your high school transcript be sent electronically to that institution.

If you submitted an online admission application through another website or university portal, we encourage you to request your high school transcript be sent electronically to that institution from the CFNC Transcript Manager (located under the Apply tab → To College → Transcript Manager).


University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1553 South Main Street
PO Box 12189
Winston-Salem, NC  27127
Telephone: (336) 770-3290
Fax: (336) 770-3370
Website: www.uncsa.edu
How to Use the University of North Carolina School of the Arts - High School Online Application

To complete the online application, simply type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be re-entered prior to submittal.

When you have completed the application please check your work. When you are ready, click the 'SUBMIT' button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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