Music & Visual Arts

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Elizabeth City State University’s Department of Music & Visual Arts provides a challenging and supportive environment for creative artistic expression. As a regional center of teaching excellence, we’ve enabled our students to serve the greater community both on and off campus, which prepares them to pursue advanced study and/or professional careers in the arts.

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How to Apply

Closely review the minimum academic requirements for your program to make sure you qualify for admission.

If you’re ready to apply, submit your application online before these dates.

  • Fall semester (Starting in August): June 30
  • Spring semester (Starting in January): December 1
  • Summer Semester (Starting in June): May 10

Have official copies of all high school and college transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions via mail or an electronic transcript service. Submit all standardized test scores, as well.

We’ll send you an email with a verification link to set up your Viking Admissions Portal account. You’ll use this portal to pay your application fee, check on your application status, and, if admitted, to confirm your enrollment at ECSU.


Department Chair

Jeffrey Whelan
Associate Professor, Music and Visual Arts
115 Fine Arts Building
Campus Box 817

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We’re here to support you throughout your time at ECSU–starting now. For more info on the admissions process, reach out to us directly.