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Dance, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New London, CT, United States
Step into Dance at Connecticut College, and you discover a program shaped by some of the most notable names in the field. The American Dance Festival was held here for 30 years, establishing the College's reputation as a premier place to learn dance.
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Overview

You are exposed to three levels of choreography and a variety of techniques, including modern, Afro-Caribbean, West African, improvisation and ballet. Most importantly, you are encouraged to find a singular voice for your artistry.

Personalized learning

You are exposed to three levels of choreography and a variety of techniques, including modern, Afro-Caribbean, West African, improvisation and ballet. Most importantly, you are encouraged to find a singular voice for your artistry. Dance is a universal language and we hope you study abroad. Options range from Europe to Australia and India. You also have an opportunity to intern with a dance company or arts group.

Dance Productions

You are able to participate in at least six dance productions each year through the Dance Department and student-run clubs at Connecticut College. Each spring, senior majors produce their own concert, creating a budget and choreographing and publicizing the show. Dance companies are associated with five of our professors, providing additional opportunities for performance.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Music For Dance
  • Dance And Technology 
  • Dance Writing
  • Anatomy of movement

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • School report: includes (1) college counselor recommendation, (2) official secondary school transcript with first term (quarter or trimester) grades for the current academic year and (3) mid-year report with updated grades as soon as they are available
  • Two academic teacher recommendations (preferably from junior or senior year)
  • Common Application Early Decision Agreement Form for EDI & EDII applicants (signed by ED applicant, college counselor and parent or legal guardian) submitted via your Common Application account
  • If English is not your native language: the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE is required.
  • All non-US citizens must submit a Certification of Finances for International Students (pdf)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    75315 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 75315 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    75315 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 75315 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New London

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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