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University of North Carolina School of Arts

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is a public co-ed arts conservatory granting high school, undergraduate, and graduate degrees. The first public arts conservatory in the country, UNCSA trains students in the performing, visual, and film and television arts. Students gain considerable performance skills, with numerous public performances and screenings held each year.

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Undergraduate degrees include dance, drama, filmmaking, and music, while graduate degrees include design and production, filmmaking, and music.

The 77-acre campus includes eight residence halls, student apartments, eleven performance and screening centers, three movie theaters, a recital hall, three theatrical spaces, a chamber music hall, a fitness center with indoor basketball court, the campus library, as well as visual arts studios, dance studios, a design and production complex, and more.

The campus offers many student organizations, including Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender support organization, UNCSA Democrats, UNCSA Student Government Association, United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Student Chapter, and ONYX (An Interdisciplinary Performance Group).