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Department of Theatre School of the Arts Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Richmond, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 61%39%
    student ratio
  • 44
    total students
  • $9,133 | $18,777
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 1
    fall application deadline
  • 48%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Pedagogy Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Scene Design/Technical Theater Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Costume Design Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 47
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesaudition, portfolio
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,133
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,777
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • 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 Students44
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDramatic literature, speech
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Theatre

School of the Arts
Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Mr. David Leong

Chair

Phone: 804-828-1514
Fax: 804-828-6741
Email: dsleong@vcu.edu

Dr. Noreen Barnes

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 804-827-1677
Email: nbarnesm@vcu.edu



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