48 months
19100 USD/year
19100 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The BFA in Acting program at Lindenwood University prepares you for a performance career in theatre, film, and television. Within this program, you will develop as an artist through a progression of rigorous and experimental technique studios, voice and physical training, and applied practices.


The BFA in Acting from Lindenwood University requires 76 credit hours and a minimum grade of C in a series of courses emphasizing acting and stage topics. You will also study using your voice as a tool and work on several productions.

An audition and/or interview is required for admission into the Lindenwood Bachelor of Fine Arts theatre programs. If you wish to pursue a BFA program and do not or cannot audition and interview prior to enrollment, you will only be allowed to declare a Bachelor of Arts in theatre major. You must complete an audition and interview and be accepted into the BFA program. The BA in theatre program does not require an audition and interview. 

What you can do with a degree in acting?

When you have a B.F.A. in Acting from Lindenwood University, you will develop skills that not only apply to acting but to a variety of careers! Some possible career opportunities with a degree in this field include: Arts Administrator, Broadcast Presenter, Film Director, Higher Education Teacher, Secondary School Teacher, and a Theater Manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career and Portfolio Seminar
  • History of Theatre
  • Survey of Dramatic Literature
  • Directing
  • Script Analysis
  • Stage Management
  • Acting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you attended school within the United States: Have your school send your official transcripts directly to Lindenwood. 
    • If you attended school outside the United States: Please refer to the Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) website to view the required documents needed for admission.
    • Standardized Test Score
    • Lindenwood University operates on a holistic, rolling admissions process, meaning that we look beyond test scores and GPA’s to evaluate each applicant on a more personal level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9550 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9550 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Saint Charles

800 - 1300 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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