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The University of Kansas

Department of Theatre and Dance

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Theatre and Dance is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
50%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcript, three recent letters of recommendation, current resume, statement of personal goals, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcript, three recent letters of recommendation, current resume, statement of personal goals, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 10.53%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.26%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theatre history, performance studies, scenography, theatre historiography, cultural studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 356 Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Nicole Hodges Persley
Acting Chair/Director of Graduate Studies
Email: hodgespersley@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-2820