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Temple University

Department of Theater

Philadelphia, PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / Department of Theater is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing
Master of Arts (MA) Musical theater studies
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Playwriting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Musical theater collaboration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Acting

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
9
Accepted
8
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; audition/interview, portfolio, or samples of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.34%
Black or African American 13.79%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 18
Male (13)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Acting/voice/speech/movement, theatrical design and production, musical theater, directing, playwriting
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Tomlinson Theater 011-05
1301 West Norris Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
United States
Contact Robert Hedley
Chair
Email: robert.hedley@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-8413

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