Come for a Visit

The College of Fine Arts at Boston University offers conservatory style arts training within a challenging, research-driven university.  The best way to experience our vibrant arts community is to come for a campus visit.  While here, you can meet with faculty, students, and admissions personnel who can give you insight and feedback about the application process.

Below, you will find information specific to each school within the College of Fine Arts. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the CFA Dean’s Office at 617-353-3350.

School of Music

The School of Music offers information sessions several times per week, excluding University holidays. Appointments are available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (excluding Fridays in February) at 12:30 pm. During these informal sessions, prospective students and their families are given an overview of the School’s programs and have the opportunity to get their questions answered. Please note that BU Admissions does not make arrangements for individual meetings with members of the faculty. However, prospective students who are interested in doing so are encouraged to contact faculty directly.
Schedule an Information Session

School of Theatre

Performance Program Information Sessions
Informal, hour-long Information Sessions are available Monday through Friday by appointment. Info Sessions are not available on weekends or University holidays. To ensure availability, reservations are required with one week advance notice. No drop-ins, please. Call 617-353-3390 to schedule your appointment.

Design, Production, and Management Program Information Sessions

Informal, hour-long Information Sessions are available Monday through Friday by appointment. Info Sessions are not available on weekends or University holidays. To ensure availability, reservations are required with one week advance notice. No drop-ins, please. To schedule a visit, please contact Caryn Boehm at 617-273-1590.

Graduate Directing Program Information Sessions

Information Sessions are offered by appointment only. Contact Judy Braha.

Graduate Theatre Education Program Information Sessions

Information Sessions are offered by appointment only. Contact Michael Kaye.

School of Visual Arts

The School offers student-led tours of its undergraduate facilities Monday through Friday during the academic year and summer. During these informal, hour-long tours, the student guides provide prospective students and their parents with an overview of the School’s programs.

Tour times for Fall 2013:

Mondays-Fridays at noon and 1pm

To make a tour reservation, please call the School of Visual Arts at 617-353-3371 or email visuarts@bu.edu.


On-Campus Portfolio Review Days

The School of Visual Arts offers several opportunities for on-campus portfolio feedback and formal reviews. Click here to learn more about these opportunities.

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