Admission

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Incoming first-year and transfer students pursuing a major in architecture, art (studio), art education, communication design (graphic design), games + simulation, interior design, music, music composition, music education, music performance, or 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.

No portfolio is required for students pursuing a major in art and architecture history or interactive media studies.

Portfolio and/or Audition Information

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:

Most 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, ESports Management and Entrepreneurship and Emerging Technology

Graduate Director contact list below 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 of the opportunities in the arts at Miami.

You are also welcomed and encouraged to contact Chad Reynold, Assistant Dean, at 513-529-1517 with additional questions.

Advisors 

Academic Advisor
Tracey Hayes
513-529-4059

Academic Advisor
Jordyn Breast
513-529-5368

Undergraduate Lead Departmental Advisors

Architecture
Diane Fellows
513-529-6447

Art
Stephanie Danker
513-529-7422

Emerging Technology in Business + Design (ETBD, formerly AIMS)
Eric Hodgson
513-529-2401

Interior Design
Mary Ben Bonham
513-529-7210

Music
Elizabeth Hoover
513-529-2054

Theatre
Julia Guichard
513-529-3053

Graduate Program Directors

Architecture
Craig Hinrichs
513-529-7036

Gerardo Brown-Manrique
513-529-7222

Art
Dana Saulnier
513-529-7423

Music
Aaron Pergram
513-529-3221