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Theatre Arts - Theatre Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Greeley, CO, United States
If you love theatre, UNC’s Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies offers you intensive preparation for a career in the industry. This well-rounded degree offers a practical, hands-on training in the entrepreneurial aspects of theatre production. 


If you’re seeking a career as a theatre writer, director, producer or promoter, our theatre studies degree can help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to enter the work force or go on to graduate school.

As one of the nation’s premier theatre programs, UNC provides you with unique opportunities. You’ll work with exceptional faculty who are active in the theatre industry and have broad professional networks. We stage more than 30 shows a year, enabling you to gain first-hand experience in performance, marketing, promotion, public relations and many other roles. You can also write or direct a play that gets produced on campus. Above all, you’ll belong to a passionate theatre community of first-rate performers, educators, professionals and technical crew.

Our theatre studies bachelor’s degree offers top-notch preparation whether you’re seeking a graduate degree or immediate employment after graduation. Students commonly pair the theatre studies degree with a minor (or second major) in a business-oriented degree or a liberal arts degree such as English or journalism. UNC also offers an arts entrepreneurship certificate that emphasizes skills such as business planning, marketing, and promotion.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Playwriting
  • Dramaturgy
  • Stage Management for Theatre
  • Seminar in Theatre Arts Management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To apply to UNC, you’ll need to submit the following:

  • A completed UNC application
  • $45 application fee (nonrefundable, payable by credit card or debit card) or request a need-based fee waiver when submitting the application
  • Your official high school transcript (which should be sent directly to UNC from your high school)
  • Your official ACT or SAT scores - UNC will accept scores from high school transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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