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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Theater Department

New Brunswick, NJ

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Theater Department is located in New Brunswick, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Technical direction
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Stage management
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Playwriting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Acting

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Performance project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

183
Applied
31
Accepted
27
Enrolled
17%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Audition, interview, portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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 March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.49%
Black or African American 14.93%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 17.91%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 21
Male (20)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Faculty of working professional
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2 Chapel Drive
Room 202
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
United States
Contact Michael Miller
Interim Chair
Phone: 732-932-9891 ext. 10
Fax: 732-932-1409