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American University

Department of Performing Arts

Washington, DC

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Overview

American University / Department of Performing Arts is located in Washington, DC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Art management
(Certificate) International arts management
Master of Arts (MA) Audio technology
(Certificate) Audio production
(Certificate) Technology in arts management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE; Please visits website: https://www.american.edu/cas/performing-arts/index.cfm
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

101
Applied
69
Accepted
24
Enrolled
68%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE; Please visits website: https://www.american.edu/cas/performing-arts/index.cfm
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, art portfolio
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, statement of purpose, transcripts, resume, art portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 17.65%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.41%
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

74
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 44
Male (44)
Female (30)

Location & Contact

Address Katzen Arts Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20016-8053
United States
Contact Andrew Taylor
Department Chair
Email: dpa@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-3420

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