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Mills College

Department of Dance

Oakland, CA

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Overview

Mills College / Department of Dance is located in Oakland, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Performance

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
21
Accepted
9
Enrolled
68%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, DVD recording of original choreography of up to two choreographic works (for MFA); writing sample with topic related to field of dance studies (for MA)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.75%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 12.5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 2
Male (2)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Modern techniques, movement for actors, choreography, dance criticism and analysis, dance and literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94613-1000
United States
Contact Sonya Delawaide-Nichols
Interim Department Head
Email: sdelwaid@mills.edu
Phone: 510-430-3258

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