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
63%
37%
student ratio
86
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
54%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Audio Technology Master of Accounting (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 22
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * 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

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 130
    • Accepted 71
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 36
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • 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 November 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, and resume, and art portfolio
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree, statement of purpose, transcripts, and resume, and art portfolio
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS 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 availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Full-time Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty54
    • Full-time Percentage44%
    • Part-time Percentage56%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

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. Daniel Abraham

Department Chair

Phone: 202-885-3427
Fax: 202-885-1092
Email: dabraham@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-2429
Email: clowery@american.edu


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