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Texas State University

Program in Theatre Arts

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Theatre Arts is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Theatre history, dramatic criticism and dramaturgy
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Dramatic writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
9
Accepted
8
Enrolled
26%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline December 15th December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution with minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours of undergraduate course work, 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, curriculum vitae/resume; writing sample (for playwriting applicants only); interview (for directing applicants only)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$24,885
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.86%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 7
Male (11)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teaching of science curriculum through creative dance to students at Crockett Elementary in San Marcos; research in the teaching of science curriculum through creative dance to students at Crockett Elementary in San Marcos;
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,957

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Brandon McWilliams
Graduate Advisor
Email: th_gradadvisor@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8548
Fax: 512-245-8440

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