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Overview

Western Carolina University / College of Fine and Performing Arts is located in Cullowhee, NC, in a rural setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate undergraduate degree, portfolio, letters of recommendation, letter of intent, live audition and/or interview
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Vernacular cultural studies and oral history, sound mixing for television, music technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cullowhee, NC  28723
United States

Phone: 828-227-7211