Department of Performing Arts College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of Performing Arts College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
68
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
44%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Arts Management Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 25
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 117
    • Accepted 52
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Full-time Percentage35%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown25%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty80
    • Full-time Percentage32%
    • Part-time Percentage68%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchChoreography, history, technology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Performing Arts

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Katzen Arts Center 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8053
United States

Dr. Fernando Benadon

Chair

Phone: 202-885-3452
Fax: 202-885-1092
Email: fernando@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu


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