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Texas Woman's University

Department of Dance

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Dance is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Choreography portfolio, professional paper/thesis
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Dissertation, written and oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
11
Accepted
8
Enrolled
79%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, 3 letters of recommendation, interview, writing sample, resume, personal essay, separate Dept of Dance Graduate Application Form, video portfolio
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, separate PhD in Dance Application, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 26.67%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.89%
Unknown 8.89%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 1
Male (2)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Performance, choreography, pedagogy, somatic practices, theorizing artistic practice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address P.O. Box 425708
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Mary Williford-Shade
Chair
Email: dance@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2086
Fax: 940-898-2098

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