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Undergraduate Admissions

This area provides admissions information for:

  • Application Deadlines
  • Application Forms: Application for study abroad, career, 4-year, and non-credit internship/SPEL programs at FUA
  • Enrollment Guidelines and Admissions Requirements: To enroll in academic programs related to any of these periods, please consult their corresponding link within the below sections where you will be guided to more information along with the application forms.


Application Deadlines

 

FALL
August Intersession: June 15
Fall Semester: June 15
Session I: June 15
Session II: July 15
Session III: August 15
Session IV: September 15

SPRING
January Intersession: November 15
Spring Semester: November 15
Session I: November 15
Session II: December 15
Session III: January 15
Session IV: February 15
 

SUMMER
Summer Semester, I, V, A, C: April 8
Summer II, VI, D: April 30
Summer III, VII, B, E: May 20
Summer IV, VIII, F: June 10
              

 

 

 

Application Forms

 

The FUA application form for admissions can be used for the following programs of study:

  • Study Abroad: Semesters, Quarters/Intensive Sessions (Fall, Spring, Summer, Highlight Programs).
  • Career Programs: Fulfillment of levels based on the Quarter Sessions. Includes special highlight career programs on a short-term basis.
  • 4-Year Undergraduate Programs: Three choices of 4-Year Curricula and their relative majors
  • Non-Credit Internships/SPEL: Minimum 3-week experience that combines Italian language and professional internships or SPEL placement courses.

Download: 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 Undergraduate Application Form
2018-19 form valid for Fall 18, Spring 19, and Summer 19.
2019-20 form valid for Fall 19, Spring 20, and Summer 20.

Enrollment Guidelines and Admissions Requirements

 

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS

 

1. Application Deadlines per session.

 

2. Applicants are expected to meet the following criteria:
- For US/Canadian students a required minimum GPA of 2.75, English Fluency, High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Please note that Internship and SPEL placement courses have additional interview requirements.

 

3. Please send Program Application (signed and completed), official transcript, CV, or statement of prior experience (if applying for intermediate or advanced levels only), and USF Conduct Waiver (if requesting a USF School of Record Transcript) using one of the following methods:

Email: admissions@fua.it
Fax: (+39) 055 2476234

Mail:
Florence University of the Arts
ATTN: Admissions Office
Corso Tintori, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

 

ASSOCIATE'S DEGREES / CERTIFICATE CAREER PROGRAMS

 

1. Application Deadlines

2. Requirements: Application form and fees, High School diploma, English fluency. For A.A. programs, the English language level is as stated below for the bachelor's degree programs.

3. Students applying for entrance to non-beginning program levels or the Master-level programs must consult program-specific requirements.
Please note: U.S. Veterans, please inquire for information on 2-year Apicius programs that are eligible for tuition benefits.

 

4. Please send Program Application (signed and completed), official transcript, CV, or statement of prior experience (if applying for intermediate or advanced levels only, see above), and USF Conduct Waiver (if requesting a USF School of Record Transcript) using one of the following methods:
Email: admissions@fua.it
Fax: (+39) 055 2476234
Mail:
Florence University of the Arts
ATTN: Admissions Office
Corso Tintori, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

 

UNDERGRADUATE 4-YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

 

1. Application Deadlines

2. Requirements:

  • Application form and fee: students must submit a completed and signed application form along with the application fee.
  • Official transcripts: For all bachelor’s degrees, students are required to submit a complete certified/official high school transcript and diploma completed (a certified English translation is required along with course descriptions and syllabi for faculty evaluation). If the student is transferring from another higher education institution a copy of their certified/official transcript and diploma if obtained will be required.
  • GPA Requirements: For US and Canadian students wishing to complete their Undergraduate Program with FUA, as a transfer student, they must meet a minimum required cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Language proficiency: 6.5 IELTS or 71 TOEFL IBT. Students who score 6.0 IELTS or 61-71 TOEFL IBT will be required to take LACWRS070 (Research and Academic Skills) and LACWWR101 (Fundamentals of Writing).
  • Each qualified applicant will be interviewed by an Admissions officer of FUA or their nominee in person, by telephone, or other communication means. The main purpose of the interview is to select motivated applicants with the ability to benefit from a solid commitment to FUA’s program. FUA actively encourages applications from students of all ages, gender, ethnic, and/or social background, and from students with disabilities.
  • Letters of Recommendation: At least one letter of recommendation must accompany the application. They must be addressed to FUA Admissions Office and sent electronically directly by the reviewer. Letters submitted by the student are not acceptable. The contents of the letter should address the student's academic ability, potential and what he/she will gain from studying at FUA and in Florence.
  • Personal Statements: Applicants must include a personal statement. This letter should help us learn more about the applicant and his/her qualities beyond test scores, grades, and work history.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Applicants can elect to send a Resume/Curriculum Vitae along with their application. This document should reflect the applicant's work and research history.
  • Direct admission to the bachelor’s degree programs is granted upon completion of select Associate’s Degrees / Certificate Career Programs, see specific bachelor’s degree program details for further information.

 

3. Please send the aforementioned documentation and Program Application (signed and completed) with an official transcript, CV, or statement of prior experience (if applying for intermediate or advanced levels only), and USF Conduct Waiver (if requesting a USF School of Record Transcript) using one of the following methods:
Email: admissions@fua.it
Fax: (+39) 055 2476234
Mail:
Florence University of the Arts
ATTN: Admissions Office
Corso Tintori, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

 

 

 

 

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