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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 9

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 Required
Choreography portfolio, professional paper
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
75%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, 3 letters of recommendation, interview, writing sample, resume, personal essay
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, 3 letters of reference, personal essay, curriculum vitae, DVD portfolio of artistic work

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 18.75%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 15.63%
Unknown 9.38%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 2
Male (2)
Female (6)

Research

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

Location & Contact

Address 304 Administration Drive
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Mary Williford-Shade
Chair/Professor
Email: dance@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2086
Fax: 940-898-2098

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