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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Theatre Arts and Dance

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Theatre Arts and Dance is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Theatre arts
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theatre arts

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MA)
Thesis Required for some
Final creative project (MFA), foreign language (MA)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral defense, written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
29%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MA)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 or portfolio
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, 1 foreign language

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 80%
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 (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theatre historiography, theatre for social change, dance and performance studies, performance politics of ethnicity, migration, globalization, European avant-garde; theatre design and technology: costume, scenography, lighting, sound, multimedia
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
42,506

Location & Contact

Address 330 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
United States
Contact Dr. Margaret Werry
Associate Professor
Email: werry001@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-6783
Fax: 612-625-6334