Department of Theatre Arts and Dance College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Theatre Arts and Dance College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Minneapolis, MN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
31
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 5
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Theatre Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Design Technology Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and final creative project (MFA), foreign language (MA)
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and oral defense, written exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (for MA), minimum GPA of 3.0 or portfolio
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and writing sample, 1 foreign language
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Full-time Percentage55%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian96%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTheatre historiography, theatre for social change, dance and performance studies, performance politics of ethnicity, migration, globalization, European avant-garde; theatre design and technology: costume, scenography, lighting, sound, multimedia
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$42,506

Location & Contact

Department of Theatre Arts and Dance

College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

330 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Dr. Margaret Werry

Associate Professor

Phone: 612-625-6783
Fax: 612-625-6334
Email: werry001@umn.edu

Ginni Arons

Plan Level Coordinator

Phone: 612-625-5029
Fax: 612-625-6334
Email: arons005@umn.edu


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