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Theatre Arts

University of Idaho

36 months
29148 USD/year
29148 USD/year
9912 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Whether you dream of a career on Broadway or in Hollywood, this Theatre Arts program  at University of Idaho provides the intensive training and on-stage opportunities you need to achieve your professional aspirations in the performing arts.


As a student in this program, you will focus on developing your talents in performance, dramatic writing, directing, or design/technology (scenery, costumes or lighting). You will have numerous hands-on opportunities in the design, direction and performance of live productions on campus and in the community.

The only Master of Fine Arts in Theatre in the state, this program is well known for producing skilled and accomplished theatre professionals.

 Degree Fit

This Theatre Arts program at University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Have experience and want a future in theatre
  • Have a creative, artistic personality
  • Are committed to developing your talent
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Are self-driven and motivated
  • Have strong problem-solving and communication skills

Programme Structure

This program provides intensive training and on-stage opportunities to develop your talents in:

  • performance
  • costumes
  • directing 
  • dramatic writing
  • lighting
  • scenery

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree. An official academic record from all post-secondary education institutions attended is required. This may take some time so start this early in your application process.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29148 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29148 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9912 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 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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