Department of Theatre and Dance College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Wayne State University

Department of Theatre and Dance College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
42
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
10%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Theatre Master of Arts (MA) [theatre]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [acting]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [costume design]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [lighting design]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [stage management]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [theatre management]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [theatre stage design]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 158
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 (MA, MFA); auditions, interviews, resume, 3 or 4 letters of recommendation, and samples of work (except for acting), head shots (acting only) (for MFA)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

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 awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students42
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDramatic criticism, lighting design, acting, directing, scenography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Theatre and Dance

College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. John Wolf

Chair

Phone: 313-577-4273
Email: fe3828@wayne.edu

Prof. James Thomas

Professor and Graduate Officer

Phone: 313-577-3508
Email: theatreanddance@wayne.edu


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