Applying to Arts Administration
Information about the application and interview process for the Arts Administration Department is in the tabs below.
Questions? Contact the JCA Admission office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-940-9656.
When applying to the Jordan College of the Arts as an incoming first year applicant, students are required to follow the standard application process outlined on the Office of Admission website.
Additionally, Art students are required to complete or submit:
- An Arts Administration Supplement including a short paragraph on why you want to major in Arts Administration
- An on-campus personal interview; Arts Administration Music and Arts Administration Theatre applicants are required to complete an interview and an audition
Information on these additional requirements are emailed to prospective students after the Butler Application or Common Application is submitted.
November 1: Early Action Deadline
February 1: Regular Decision Deadline
- November 30, 2018
- January 18, 2019
- February 8, 2019
Students applying to Arts Administration Music or Theatre: we will schedule your Arts Administration interview on the same day as your audition. Please choose the audition day that fits best into your schedule.
If possible, please attend our on-campus interviews so you can get to know our students and facilities on the beautiful Butler campus. If you are unable to come to Indianapolis for your interview, we are willing to schedule an electronic interview for you only after all required application materials have been submitted. Please contact the JCA Admission office at email@example.com to request this type of interview.
On Campus Interview Day Information
The on-campus interview day is a full-day visit which includes meeting current students and department administration, a financial aid Q&A session, and an optional Butler campus tour in addition to your personal interview. The personal interview is a 30-45 minute conversation about your artistic experiences, educational goals, career aspirations, and how Arts Administration fits into them.
Financial assistance may come from several different sources. Butler offers two types of scholarships that are awarded as part of the application and audition process.
Academic scholarships are offered to students who demonstrate a strong record of academic excellence in high school.
Jordan College of the Arts Awards may be awarded to students who display promise in the performing arts.
Jordan College of the Arts Awards for arts administration
Jordan College of the Arts (JCA) Awards in arts administration are merit-based awards available for arts administration majors only. Students will be considered for a JCA Award during their interview. All interviews completed prior to February 15, 2019 will be considered for a JCA Award. Notification of any award available to the student will be communicated in mid-March.
Butler also offers additional types of scholarships that require a separate application and interview. We also accept scholarships from outside sources. Please visit the Office of Financial Aid website to learn more about financial aid options and other scholarship opportunities for incoming students.