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Yale University

School of Drama

New Haven, CT

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Yale University

Overview

Yale University / School of Drama is located in New Haven, CT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts/Master of Business Administration (MFA/MBA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Dramaturgy and dramatic criticism
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Technical design and production
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Acting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design Lighting design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design Set design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design Projection design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design Costume design
(Certificate) Sound design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Stage management
(Certificate) Stage management
(Certificate) Technical design and production
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Playwriting
(Certificate) Design Lighting design
(Certificate) Design Set design
(Certificate) Design Projection design
(Certificate) Design Costume design
Doctor of Fine Arts (DFA) Dramaturgy and dramatic criticism
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Theater management
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Sound design
(Certificate) Directing
(Certificate) Playwriting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing
(Certificate) Acting

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 62
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 (verbal, quantitative, and analytical)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Oral and written comprehensive exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,391
Applied
74
Accepted
66
Enrolled
5%

Applying

110
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (verbal, quantitative, and analytical)
Master's Degree Requirements In-person audition (for acting); portfolio review (for design)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

211
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.64%
Black or African American 9%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.74%
Unknown 0.47%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

121
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 80
Male (75)
Female (46)

Location & Contact

Address New Haven, CT  06520
United States
Contact James Bundy
Dean/Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre
Phone: 203-432-1505