Dance - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, the dance major is designed for students to double major and our students are encouraged to make connections across their areas of study. Students should select dance as their first major to be eligible for arts scholarships, but a second major can be added after the first day of classes.

The average ratio for most studio classes is 15:1.

While most of our dance majors enroll in ballet each semester, we recognize that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all pathway for our students. Students looking to study ballet or take ballet to support other areas of their dance training can do so in our unique curriculum.

No, but we do ask that students wear clothing appropriate to the style of the class. 

We do not have a team that performs at our athletic events, but we do have a pre-professional dance company.

You can, although it is unusual for students to be involved in the company without majoring or minoring in dance since the company requires enrollment in studio technique courses each semester.

Unfortunately, no. Arts scholarships are awarded in the admissions process only.