International Students

All international (non-immigrant) applicants must meet the same admission standards set forth in the two-year conservatory admissions requirements.  Please refer to the “Audition” section for more information. Please call  1.323.463.2500 or contact an International Admissions Associate for further information.


All applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate competence in the English language. Theatre of Arts does not offer English as a Second Language  (ESL). English proficiency levels are assessed from the audition, student interview, and personal statement.


      • Applicants seeking to enroll in valid student non-immigrant status must submit a completed and signed application for admission and enrollment agreement along with the $75 application fee.
      • Applicants must provide official copies of all educational transcripts and diplomas. Completed and signed Financial Certification Form.
      • Non-immigrant applicants residing in the United States at the time of application must submit a photocopy of the visa page contained within the student’s passport as well as a photocopy of the students I/94 arrival departure record (both sides).
      • Non-immigrant applicants residing in the United States at the time of application in either F, M, or J non-immigrant classification must submit written confirmation of nonimmigrant status at previous school attended before transferring to the School.  All documentation should be sent to: Admissions Department 1536 N. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028



TOA does not offer health care services to students. International students are required to have adequate accident and illness insurance. If existing health insurance will not provide coverage while living in the United States, international students may want to consider enrolling in a policy offered to our students. For more information please visit‎.

Theatre of Arts has been approved to operate in the state of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code Section 94915. Theatre of Arts is also authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students who meet eligibility requirements ( ).