48 months
29754 USD/year
29754 USD/year
13922 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Dance Bachelor of Science (B.S.) at Wayne State University is a curriculum for students with prior dance experience who wish to combine university-level dance studies with a broad program of general study in the arts and sciences.


The Bachelor of Science in Dance at Wayne State University  offers an integrative program in the study of dance, culture and community and provides students multiple opportunities to enhance technical skill, to investigate shifting social and global concerns, and to cultivate innovative approaches to dance in diverse contexts and professions. The BS in Dance provides multi-career preparation through its unique blend of inquiry, practice, pedagogy, and technology, preparing students to be imaginative and innovative leaders for improving people's lives and social circumstances through dance and related professions.

Performance Opportunities

There are three performance ensembles: the W.S.U. Dance Company One, Dance Workshop, and To Sangana African Dance Company composed of skilled dance students who must qualify for membership through auditions. They present concerts, lecture/demonstrations, and performances on campus and in the community, choreographed by visiting artists, faculty, and talented students. Students must have a minimum 2.5 overall g.p.a. to participate in a performance ensemble.

Programme Structure


  • Music and Dance Relationships
  • Choreography
  • Dance Pedagogy
  • Ballet
  • African Dance
  • Pilates Reformer for Dancers
  • Production Practicum
  • History of Dance from 1800 to the Present

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

  • High school or secondary school academic perfomance
  • ACT or SAT score (required for automatic merit scholarship consideration by Undergraduate Admissions
  • Rigor of high school curriculum
  • Meeting Wayne State's English proficiency requirements
  • Any other supporting documentation requested

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13922 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Detroit

1050 - 1770 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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