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University of California, Irvine

Department of Drama

Irvine, CA

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University of California, Irvine

Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Drama is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Drama and theatre
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Drama
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Acting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design and stage management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

210
Applied
27
Accepted
23
Enrolled
13%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, interview, or portfolio; minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, critical writing samples

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
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 11.11%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Costume, scenery, and lighting design; production; theatre history, literature, and criticism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Daniel Gary Busby
Department Chair
Email: dgbusby@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-8243
Fax: 949-824-3475

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