University of Regina

University of Regina

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Program Overview

The Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Regina (U of R) is an environment of diverse artistic expression and study. Faculty members are dynamic working artists with international experience. The Faculty of Fine Arts offers undergraduate programs in Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Creative Technologies, an interdisciplinary program.

The Faculty of Fine Arts offers a well-rounded, broad-based education that supports students' art practice and study.


Creative Technologies is an innovative interdisciplinary program linking technology, new media, music, and visual arts
U of R offers the only BFA in Film Production on the Canadian prairies
Department of Music offers programs in Composition, Performance, and Music History
Mediums in Visual Arts include ceramics, drawing, intermedia, painting, printmaking, and sculpture
Students benefit from the small student/teacher ratio

Institute Accreditation

Provincial Accreditation

Colleges in Canada Saskatchewan Post-Secondary Education and Skills Training

Credentials Offered (Undergraduate Only)

Colleges in CanadaBachelor Degree
Colleges in CanadaCertificate
Colleges in CanadaDouble Major
Colleges in CanadaUniversity Transfer
Colleges in CanadaFine Arts Minor for Fine Arts Majors
Colleges in CanadaFine Arts Minor for Non-Fine Arts Majors

Fields of Study

Fine & Performing Arts
Colleges in CanadaCeramics
Colleges in CanadaCostume Studies & Design
Colleges in CanadaDrawing
Colleges in CanadaFilm & Music Arts
Colleges in CanadaFilm Arts (acting, writing, directing, production)
Colleges in CanadaMultimedia/Digital Media
Colleges in CanadaMusic Arts
Colleges in CanadaPainting
Colleges in CanadaPrintmaking
Colleges in CanadaSculpture
Colleges in CanadaTextiles
Colleges in CanadaVisual Arts
Design & Applied Arts
Colleges in CanadaVideo & Film Production

Program Options

Colleges in CanadaIndustry Practicum/Internship
Colleges in CanadaInternational Exchange
Colleges in CanadaWeekend Activities/Field Trips

Buildings & Facilities

Facilities include two-fully equipped theatres, an art supply store, the Dr. John Archer Library, and the student-run Fifth Parallel Gallery. Also, each department in Fine Arts has facilities that support student study and artistic practice.

University Theatre is a modern proscenium theatre with seating for up to 425. Its features include a fly tower, wheelchair accessibility, a box office, and a spacious lobby.

Shumiatcher Open Stage (the Shu-Box) is a smaller venue with seating for up to 165, depending on the performance configuration. It features flexible stage and seating layouts, wheelchair accessibility, a box office, and a spacious lobby.

Admissions & Tuition

Application Deadline    
Notification of Acceptance

Advanced Acceptance (Fall): 
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Winter Semester: 
Spring Semester: 
Summer Semester: 
Colleges in CanadaRolling Notification
Minimum GPA:  65
Other Requirement: Audition and theory exam for BMus program, portfolio for BFA in Visual Arts program
Annual Tuition (C$): 6,172
Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
Estimated Total Cost of Program (C$): 25,000

University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2
Phone:  306-585-5570
Fax: 306-585-5544

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Canadian Schools Name of Credential Awarded: Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts
Canadian Schools Length of Program: < 4 Yrs
Canadian Schools Direct Entry: No (entry after 1 Yr University)
Canadian Schools Cohort Model: No
Teaching Methods:
 Colleges in Canada Field Work/Projects
 Colleges in Canada Lectures
 Colleges in Canada Research Paper Plays, recitals, exhibitions, screenings, etc.

Program Quick Stats
Canadian Schools Faculty/Department Name: Faculty of Fine Arts
Canadian Schools Year Faculty/Department Founded: 1996
Canadian Schools # Fields of Study/Concentrations: 12
Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 40
Canadian Schools Total Tuition/Program Fees for Credential (C$): 25,000

Institute Overview
Canadian Schools  Institute Name: University of Regina
Canadian Schools Institute Type: 4-Yr University
Canadian Schools Public or Private: Public
Canadian Schools Year Founded: 1974
Canadian Schools # Faculties: 10
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 484
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Students: 9,361
Canadian Schools # Part-Time Students: 2,165
Canadian Schools % International Students: 10
Canadian Schools Campus Setting: Urban
Canadian Schools On-Campus Residence/Dormitories: Yes
Canadian Schools Nearest City: Regina
Canadian Schools City Population: 200,000
Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
Canadian Schools Climate Range: -40°C to 30°C
University of Regina
University of Regina
University of Regina
University of Regina