36 months
23899 USD/year
23899 USD/year
9196 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


At Costume Technology from University of North Carolina School of the Arts you will have the opportunity to refine and expand your skills in creative problem solving, craftsmanship, rendering interpretation and management. 


Costume Technology from University of North Carolina School of the Arts students create garments crucial to telling the story across the spectrum of the entertainment industry during their time on campus, and throughout their professional costume technology careers. 


Our Costume Technology graduates are thriving in careers as Costume Technicians, Drapers, Costume Shop Managers, Costume Crafts Artisans, Wardrobe Managers and professors across the entertainment industry. You can see our graduates’ creativity shine in various Broadway and off-Broadway productions, on dance stages, opera houses and in numerous regional theaters across the country. Many also choose to work in film and television, national tours and in a wide variety of other entertainment forms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Costume Design 
  • Graduate Shop Practice
  • Garments
  • Graduate Menswear
  • Shop Management
  • Graduate Theatrical Tailoring
  • Graduate Specialty Construction Techniques
  • Graduate Advanced Patterning Problems
  • Costume Shop Management
  • Graduate Costume Technology Portfolio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


66 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application signed by the applicant, along with the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from an arts instructor and one from an academic instructor.
  • Official transcript(s) or previous college work. The documents must bear the school seal or signature of a school
  • official.
  • A resume
  • Artistic statement
  • Required application documents, as needed by conservatory 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23899 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23899 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    23899 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23899 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    9196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9196 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Winston-Salem

864 - 1409 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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