48 months
20763 USD/year
20763 USD/year
17661 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Theatre from Northern State University can be your foundation if you’re considering a professional or semi-professional career in theatre, graduate studies in theatre to participate in dramatic arts at the secondary level, or working with community theaters.


At Theatre from Northern State University you’ll work toward a liberal arts degree with emphasis on performance and studio activity.

Northern theatre offers opportunities to be involved in several productions each year. You can take part in campus productions and gain experience in acting, directing, stage management, lighting, makeup, stagecraft and musical theatre.


We’re happy to offer career planning assistance so you can make informed and satisfying decisions related to your career and educational goals.

Possible careers include acting, community theater manager/director, directing, design, education, film, graduate studies, sound and light technician, stagehand, stage management, theater management, television, and work in the theme park industry.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic Music Theory
  • Theatre
  • Acting
  • Play Analysis
  • Directing
  • Tap Dance
  • Dance: Musical Theatre Styles
  • Applied Music-Voice
  • Stagecraft
  • Advanced Directing
  • Scene Design
  • Shakespeare
  • Concert Choir

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application
  • English proficiency tests
  • Obtain an ACT composite score of 18 (redesigned SAT score of 960, or concorded equivalent for older SAT scores) or above; OR
  • Obtain a high school GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale; OR
  • Rank in the top sixty (60) percent of their high school graduating class.
  • Send high school transcript/marks sheet
  • Visa Compliance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17661 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17661 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident - $19,195 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

850 - 1300 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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