Tuition and Paying for College

Thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships are awarded to Herberger Institute students annually. Money generated for these scholarships and fellowships come from the generous donations of our alumni, parents and friends. Scholarships are awarded and re-evaluated annually.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Whether you pursue a certificate or degree program, or select interdisciplinary studies as a minor, use the program as an opportunity to narrow your educational focus as you follow your own path to personal and career success.

Theatre Degree

The ASU Herberger Institute School of Film, Dance and Theatre offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in theatre that educate imaginative, knowledgeable, skilled and responsible artists, teachers, scholars and audience members through inventive curricula and innovative programming.

Dance Degree

The School of Film, Dance and Theatre provides a stimulating, dynamic and diverse learning environment through dance degrees that focus on contemporary movement practices, encourage individual artistic growth and prepare students to become educators of dance.

Film Degree

The BA in Film degree was established in 2005 and is offered jointly through the Herberger Institute School of Film, Dance and Theatre and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The program offers a set of shared core film courses as well as concentration-specific courses offered by each institute.

Discover why Film, Dance and Theatre is right for you.

And you’ll find an inventive theatre school with a comprehensive view of acting, design and production; a cutting-edge film school with an abundance of production opportunities; and a dance school that inspires originality and demands dedication.

Degree programs

Steps to Apply

1. Apply to ASU

2. Submit additional application materials

Admissions requirements are different for each degree offered in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre. For complete admission steps and materials requirements, visit your specific program.

BA in Film

BA in Film, Film and Media Production


Thank you for your interest in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre. We are excited that you are here and are dedicated to preserving your passion for the performing arts. This is where your future in theatre, film or dance begins. But before you step into the spotlight, you must complete the admissions process which starts with a general application to Arizona State University. Once you have been accepted to ASU, you can then be considered for admission into the Herberger Institute.


Student Life

Each of our students is a key component in making the School of Film, Dance and Theatre and the Herberger Institute community strong and vibrant.

Whether you are a prospective undergraduate or graduate student needing vital information to help narrow university options or you are a current undergraduate or graduate student needing advice on classes, internships or job opportunities, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is here to meet your needs.