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New York University

Department of Performance Studies

New York, NY

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Overview

New York University / Department of Performance Studies is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Dissertation defense, qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
89
Accepted
37
Enrolled
90%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Sample of written work
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.76%
Black or African American 7.84%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 3.92%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 4
Male (6)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Performance theory, dance, folklore and festivals, postcolonial theory, anthropology and gender studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 70 Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012-1019
United States
Contact Karen Shimakawa
Chair
Email: performance.studies@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-1620
Fax: 212-995-4571