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Admissions and Aid

How to Apply

Learn more about our audition process

Find out how to apply to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ask Questions

Check out our Admissions FAQ or contact our recruitment director, Karen McShane-Hellenbrand, with your questions about our degree and certificate programs.

Plan Your Visit

We would love to show you around Lathrop Hall. To schedule a tour, contact Karen McShane-Hellenbrand at

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students can fund their undergraduate education both through federal and state funding (grants and financial aid) and through awarded scholarships. To apply for UW–Madison scholarships, visit the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) and fill out an application. Based on your areas of interest, you will be directed to appropriate scholarships for which you are eligible.

Dance degree and certificate students who demonstrate emerging professionalism in the field are eligible to apply for scholarships and awards through the department. Funds for these scholarships are made possible through generous gifts from donors and friends of the department.

Read more about dance scholarship opportunities