28
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Theatre Arts is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Theatre history, dramatic criticism and dramaturgy
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Dramatic writing

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test with minimum preferred score of 300 verbal and quantitative combined (for MA)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
40%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test with minimum preferred score of 300 verbal and quantitative combined (for MA)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work, 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, curriculum vitae/resume; writing sample (for playwriting applicants only); interview (for directing applicants only)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (5)
Male (12)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Black and Latino playwright conference, creation in motion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,900

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Sandra Mayo
Graduate Advisor
Email: th_gradadvisor@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-7889
Fax: 512-245-8440