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Fresno Pacific University

48 months
32954 USD/year
32954 USD/year
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The Theater program of Fresno Pacific University allows you to tailor your experience around your interests, whether that's acting, directing, design, technical theater, administration, ministry, education, or theater as a tool for social transformation.


In the Theater program of Fresno Pacific University students choose from two emphases and gain skills that will prepare you for a range of careers fields—including theater, education, drama ministry and community development—or for graduate work in theater. The flexibility of this major also allows you to double-major or add a minor to enhance your studies and hone in on areas of interest.


  • Performances include two mainstages, a Spring Showcase, musicals in alternate years and a Staged Reading Series.
  • Religious Drama Team performs on-campus and in churches.
  • Scholarships opportunities are available for working on productions as actors, technicians, stage managers.

Career opportunities

A theater major is a gateway to careers such as arts educator, performer, director, arts/worship minister, artistic/managing director, makeup artist, theater technician, stage manager, public relations, film maker, choreographer and playwright among numerous others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Acting
  • Directing and Staging Texts
  • World Theater: Roots to 1800
  • World Theater: 1800 to Present
  • Drama Practicum: The Company
  • Drama Ministry Team

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application for admission
  • Request an official evaluation of your high school (or university, if applicable) transcripts to be sent to Fresno Pacific University
  • Take TOEFL or IELTS in your country
  • Submit financial documentation by email
  • Submit a copy of your passport (the page containing your photo) via email

Tuition Fee

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    32954 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32954 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32954 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Fresno

990 - 1485 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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