• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Montgomery, AL, United States
At Alabama State University, the training students receive in Theatre & Dance is second to none. The rigorous, academically-focused curriculum challenges students as they develop their natural talents and discover skills that can lead to careers as professional actors like alumni Yohance Myles, Samuel Smith, Charlie Hudson, and Marcus Henderson.
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Overview

  • A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Dance is offered and provides training in four levels of the following genres: ballet, modern, jazz, African, and hip hop. 
  • The mission of the Alabama State University’s BFA/Dance Program is to cultivate student’s creative, performance, and scholarly aptitude through exposure to diverse practical and philosophical approaches to dance studies, while developing and nurturing their technical proficiency in various dance forms.
  • The vision of the Alabama State University BFA/Dance Program is to produce high caliber, diverse, and technically proficient dance artists, who contribute to the field of dance on a local, regional, national, and global stage. Our quest is to empower students to become productive scholars, creative artists, and work as collaborative individuals. Students confidently take their place in the world by understanding contextually the significance of the African diaspora on the world of dance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Jazz Dance
  • Tap Dance
  • Dance Performance
  • Dance Notation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • $25 application fee
  • Copy of your official high school transcript
  • ACT/SAT test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19396 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19396 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11068 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Montgomery

  • 860 - 1200 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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