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Florida State University

School of Dance

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / School of Dance is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) American dance studies
Master of Arts (MA) Studio and related studies
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Dance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test or minimum GPA of 3.0 (for MA in American dance studies)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
1 foreign language (for MA in American dance studies)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
67%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

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 or minimum GPA of 3.0 (for MA in American dance studies)
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation; writing sample, audition and interview (for MFA, MA in studio and related studies); writing sample (for MA in American dance studies)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8%
Black or African American 24%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Choreography, performance, dance and cultural significance, American dance history, dance technology, critical dance theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Montgomery Hall, PO Box 3062120
Tallahassee, FL  32306-2120
United States
Contact Prof. Josephine Garibaldi
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: jgaribaldi@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-1024
Fax: 850-644-1277