Master On Campus


Texas Woman's University

36 months
30528 USD/year
30528 USD/year
15336 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Dance program of Texas Woman's University will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as a professional in the competitive field of contemporary dance. 


Key Features

As you develop, implement and expand your artistic vision and goals, during the Dance program of Texas Woman's University you will have many opportunities to engage critically while exploring innovative formats, venues and creative processes as a choreographer, performer, researcher, writer and leader.

The M.F.A. program is a 3-year program of study focused on developing an understanding of contemporary dance practices that values individual somatic engagement and diverse approaches to implementing artistic visions in shifting professional landscapes, including the ability to use and adapt a variety of technologies in ways that will expand notions of where and how to reach dance audiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Techniques in Contemporary Dance
  • Advanced Ballet Technique
  • Improvisation and Spontaneous Choreography
  • Dance Choreography: Art of Remembering
  • Methods of Research in Dance
  • Historical and Cultural Study of Dance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that International Students complete the application and materials for review and processing at least six to eight months before the deadline.


63 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Department of Dance Graduate Application form
  • Resume of dance, educational, and artistic experience
  • 300-500 word statement of interests and objectives
  • Writing sample such as a research paper
  • YouTube or Vimeo link to a class or series of classes taught by the applicant. Include the password if password protected
  • Have three letters of recommendation sent from people familiar with your teaching, academic, and/or artistic work
  • Participate in an interview, either in person or over the phone
  • All applicants must participate in a Dance Audition

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    15336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7668 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Denton

1036 - 1920 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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Updated over a year ago

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