B.A. On Campus


Spelman College

48 months
25942 USD/year
25942 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Drama major at Spelman College is divided into four areas: the Core; Literature, History and Criticism; Performance; and Technical Theatre/Management. Students majoring in theater & performance are required to take all of the courses offered in the core including four semesters of Production Lab and two department electives.


All majors are expected to participate fully in the life of the department by either performing in or doing back-stage work in at least four productions.


The audition process provides invaluable learning opportunities. Therefore, students are required to attend general auditions at the beginning of each academic year and to audition for each departmental production to gain auditioning experience.Students on the Drama program from Spelman College are encouraged to participate in at least one internship during their time in the department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance Ensemble 
  • Principles of Acting 
  • Production Lab
  • Dramatic Theory & Criticism 
  • Breath, Voice, & Movement 
  • Playwriting 
  • Scenography 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for admission through the Common Application
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • Official high school and/or college transcript(s); if not in English, an official translation is needed
  • Official TOEFL score (non-native English-speaking students only)
  • Essay
  • Non-refundable $40 application fee
  • Copy of completed application for your files
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Affidavit of financial support (in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of passport with Visa and I-94 card
  • School leaving certificate  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12971 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    25942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12971 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

945 - 1751 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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