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Study theatre studies in the USA

An in-depth guide to studying theatre studies in the USA as an international student

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Bachelor's in theatre studies in the USA

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    Musical Theatre - BA James Madison University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,150 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 24,150 USD

    Start date
    January, May, August
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    Theatre (Acting Pre-Professional) - BA/BFA Texas State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,929 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,929 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Performance Arts - Musical Theatre - BMus Pace University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    44,714 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 44,714 USD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Performance (Music Theatre) - BMus Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    30,134 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,134 USD

    Start date
    January, May, August
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    Theatre Arts - Theatre for Young Audiences - BFA DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    40,551 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 40,551 USD

    Start date
    -
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Associate in theatre studies in the USA

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    Theatre Arts for Transfer (AA-T) - AA San Jose City College, USA
    • Blended learning

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,138 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,138 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Theatre Arts - AA Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,950 USD

    Start date
    August, January, June
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    Theatre Education - AA Hesston College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    28,992 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,992 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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What are the top Theatre Studies Graduate programs in the USA?

Master's in theatre studies in the USA

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    Theatre (Interdisciplinary Digital Media) - MFA Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,118 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,118 USD

    Start date
    August
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    Theatre Arts: Theatre Production Specialization - MA Central Washington University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,007 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,007 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Theatre Arts/Acting/Directing - MFA Long Island University Post, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    44,100 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 44,100 USD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Theatre - Directing - MFA Texas State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,034 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,034 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Theatre (Directing) - MFA University of Southern Mississippi, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,770 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,770 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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Student reviews for theatre studies in the USA

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    Uganda
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    5 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    University of Mount Union Theatre Studies
    Tell us about studying theatre studies in the USA
    We have a limited number of students for each class so the professors have a personal relationship with each student and this helps the students immensely because you can approach the professors in case you need help, not just with classwork but if you need to know where to get materials for your class, etc. My dance teacher recommended a dance clothes store and even talked to the store owner to offer her students discounts when they buy from her and that helped me a lot because I was new to the area and had no clue where to get the dance shoes or anything like that.

    The University offers an all-round curriculum to prepare the students for the outside world in a way I appreciate a lot. With the classes one has to cover in order to graduate, there's no way one can go out there as just an arts or just a science student. I am currently studying math, which I do not like doing because I am not that good at it but there are tutors to help and good professors that make you feel differently about the subject, do I want to to do math? Absolutely not, but I do appreciate that I am studying it at this level and I know I will smile about it once I am done with the course.

    There are academic advisers and each student has one, these do a good job helping you plan out your course load and and advise you which classes you can do together or when to take less credit hours if you have a particularly hard class in a given semester, everyone is available to you if you're not shy and can ask for help when you need it. I am doing Theatre and Communications, every lecture I attend reminds me everyday that I made the right decision coming to Mount Union. That said, you are free to disagree with the advisers and take on as much as you know you can handle up to the given maximum allowed every semester and they will still do their best to help you as you navigate that path.

    The tuition is balanced off by a good amount of aid that is given by the University and you can keep this aid by maintaining a certain GPA requirement, this is so far the only reason I have been able to stay in school this far otherwise I would not have handled. The school also provides a payment plan so the students' parents or guardians can make the payments in small affordable installments overtime.
    Did I mention one can also work on campus while studying? Oh yes, there are lots of jobs on campus, matter of fact I am working two right now. And everyone is really considerate because you get scheduled for work based on your class schedule, this gives you time to study as well as make some money to help with your upkeep and or contribute to your tuition.