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Performance: Dance (BFA)

Program Overview

Format(s):

  • Full-Time, Four-Year

Degree Earned: Bachelor of Fine Arts

Ontario Secondary School Students:
2017 Grade Range for Admission / Wait List Consideration
: 72-75%*

Thoughts, feelings, ideas and desires—they can all be expressed through dance, the art form of bodies in beautiful motion. Building on their intensive training in the most comprehensive undergraduate program of its kind in Canada, Ryerson graduates engage and inspire audiences with their superior abilities, having been guided by faculty with extensive professional experience. Talented, creative, passionate and professional dancers play a vital role in Canada’s arts scene.

This is a Grades-Plus program. In addition to the academic requirements listed below, this program selects students on the basis of grades PLUS non-academic requirements.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2018 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Fees Range: $7,421 - $8,173
International Fees Range: $24,795 - $25,374

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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG 4U/EAE 4U preferred).
  • The minimum grade required in the subject prerequisite (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

Instructions on how to arrange an entrance audition/interview will be provided in an invitation from Undergraduate Admissions. This letter will be placed in your external,Choose>Ryerson Applicant Portal shortly after your application has been received by Ryerson.

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"Our instructors are amazing. They get to know us personally, which is really nice. They know us inside and out because they've known the group of 30 of us for what is four years."

Clara Eaton
4th year, Performance: Dance