24 months
50646 USD/year
50646 USD/year
25230 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Our fully funded two-year MFA in Dance at the University of Michigan provides world-class dance studies within a major research university, offering multiple avenues for investigating the permeable boundaries between practice and theory.


The Dance degree offered at the University of Michigan is aimed at outstanding recent dance graduates as well as returning professionals, particularly those seeking to move from careers at the national/international level in performance or choreography to working in higher education. 

Program Description

The program builds upon a longstanding foundation of dance at the University while embracing new developments, preparing dancers for diverse opportunities within the field. 

Students engage in unique interdisciplinary research and performance projects, drawing upon the University’s breadth of resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance/Repertory
  • Choreography
  • Screen Dance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Statement of Purpose
  • Personal Statement 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resumé 
  • Creative Work Sample
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50646 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    50646 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    25230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25230 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Ann Arbor

1025 - 1870 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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