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Franciscan University of Steubenville

48 months
29720 USD/year
29720 USD/year
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Learn to move, inspire, and challenge through the craft of performance and production in the Theatre program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. 


As a Theatre major at Franciscan University of Steubenville, you will gain a strong foundation in the study and practice of five major areas of the theatre arts — acting, literature, history, directing, and stagecraft and design — while preparing for a lifetime of creating and appreciating the fine arts. 

Study topics such as Professional Auditioning and Theory of Theatre, in which you will pursue the questions: What constitutes good theatre and what should the role of theatre in society be? You can also choose one of two concentrations: performance and dramatic literature. The theatre degree program culminates in your designing and directing a one-act play for the Franciscan University community in Ohio.


Potential Employers for Theatre Majors

  • Pittsburgh Public Theatre
  • Cleveland Playhouse
  • Actors Theatre of Louisville
  • The Old Globe
  • Storm Theatre
  • Alabama, Cleveland, and New Jersey Shakespeare Festivals
  • Goodspeed Opera House
  • Contemporary American Theatre of Columbus
  • Eternal Word Television Network
  • Barn Theatre

Programme Structure

  • The theatre program at Franciscan University offers the opportunity for you to develop as a theatre artist in a truly Catholic environment. 
  • You will form your understanding of beauty, heighten your sensibility to the true and the good, and follow the instructions of the Catholic Church’s Pope John Paul II, who calls upon all men and women to make their own lives “works of art.”

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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120 alternative credits


On Campus

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English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the FREE application for admission online. No essay or letters of recommendation are required, and the application only takes about 15 minutes!
  • Send an official copy of your high school transcript to the Admissions Office. A final official transcript is required of transfers and high school students upon graduating. NOTE: Transfer Students: Those transferring from another institution must submit official transcripts from every institution attended.
  • If SAT, ACT, or CLT scores are not part of your high school transcript you must request that those scores be sent to the Admissions Office. You can request that the testing agency sends them to us: American College Test (ACT), Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), or Classic Learning Test (CLT).

Tuition Fee

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    29720 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29720 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Steubenville

952 - 1571 USD /month
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