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University of Maryland, College Park

School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Theatre Theatre and performance studies
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Dance
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Theatre Performance
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Theatre Theatre design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theatre Theatre and performance studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

73
Applied
25
Accepted
12
Enrolled
34%

Applying

75
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 February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, portfolio (MFA), 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.45%
Black or African American 5.45%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.82%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 8
Male (14)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Dance, performance, history/theory, design and production
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Anne Warren
Interim Director
Email: awarren@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6691