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University of California, San Diego

Department of Theatre and Dance

La Jolla, CA

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Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Theatre and Dance is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Dance theatre
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Acting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Drama and theatre
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Stage management
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Playwriting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 (for playwriting only)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
4 quarters of teaching

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

495
Applied
36
Accepted
29
Enrolled
7%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for playwriting only)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5; audition or interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, audition and/or interview, two samples of critical writing

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theatre of the Americas, European theatre, Asian theatre, gender studies, critical theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Judith Dolan
Chair
Email: jdolan@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-822-1209

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