48 months
15424 USD/year
15424 USD/year
4370 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Theatre at Columbus State University offers comprehensive undergraduate programs, which are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. 


The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Theatre from Columbus State University provides students with a well-rounded education in all areas of theatre arts – production & performance (including acting, directing, and design/technical skills), literature, and history. This degree enables and assists individuals seeking careers in theatre, careers related to theatre, or graduate studies.

Learning Outcomes

Theatre graduates will be able to demonstrate:
  • General knowledge of all areas and methods of the theatrical production process.
  • Knowledge of the theatre history and appreciation for dramatic literature of western civilization.
  • Understanding of and basic proficiency in theatre design, technology, acting, directing, and writing.
  • BA students will demonstrate a general knowledge of the Theatrical Arts and proficiency in one or more of the following areas: Playwriting, criticism, history, dramaturgy, management, production, directing, and performance.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Technical Theatre: Scene Shop
  • Technical Theatre: Light/Sound
  • Technical Theatre: Costume Shop
  • Script Analysis
  • Acting & Directing
  • Stage Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application Fee
  • Academic Transcripts: Applicants who have graduated from a non U.S. accredited high school or attended a non U.S. accredited college/ university must provide a professional transcript evaluation by a NACES evaluator or Lisano International. We recommend using Josef Silny or World Education Services (WES). Official transcripts from any U.S. college/university attended must be submitted.
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7712 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7712 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2185 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbus

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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