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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Theatre Arts

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Theatre Arts is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theatre and performance studies
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Performance pedagogy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
9%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam NA
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, transcripts, CV, three letters of recommendation, one writing sample, head shot, resume. Audition or interview in second stage of application process.
Doctoral Degree Exam NA
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, two writing samples

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Migration, mobility, and performance; disability studies and performance; race, gender, queer studies, and performance; local, national, and international devising work on pressing social issues; and artistic productions highlighting underrepresented stories and experiences.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1617 Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Ms. Annmarie Duggan
Department Chair
Email: duggan@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7284
Fax: 412-624-6338

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