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Dramatic Arts, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The Dramatic Arts program of The New School prepares students as artists, creative thinkers, and engaged citizens. Students take foundation classes in acting, directing, playwriting, and creative technologies. After these required courses, students can choose a series of theater electives based on their interests, and broaden their horizons by selecting as electives a variety of courses in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the arts in any undergraduate college of The New School.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Technologies
  • Dramatic Structure and Style
  • Portfolio
  • Global Dramatic Literature
  • Foundations in Acting
  • Aesthetic Inquiry 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Application fees are $50 for all domestic applicants and $75 for first-year international applicants
  • Complete your Common Application to the BFA in Dramatic Arts
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Essays
  • The New School does not require submission of SAT or ACT scores
  • TOEFL, IELTS, PTE & Duolingo test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    48760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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