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Louisiana State University

60 months
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Theatre from Louisiana State University is committed to providestudents with the necessary tools to compete in a rapidly diversifying job market.


Theatre from Louisiana State University curriculum provides students with a broad knowledge of theatre historiography, theory, literature, and criticism. In addition, students pursue a minor area of study in a field outside theatre, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Performance Studies, History, Anthropology, and English. 

Our program is tailored to suit the needs and goals of each student. Once students choose a major advisor at the end of coursework, they work with that faculty member to ensure they spend the remainder of their time acquiring the necessary experience to prepare them for the position they seek whether inside or outside academia. 

Students at Theatre from Louisiana State University will:

  • gain skills in writing rigorous scholarship, teaching a broad range of theatre classes, and enhancing production experience, especially in the areas of dramaturgy and directing. 
  • become nimble and adaptive teachers and scholars, able to occupy positions in professional and/or academic theatre.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Study in Theatre 
  • Drama of the African Diaspora 
  • Theater History
  • Dramatic Literature
  • Theory
  • Criticism
  • Theater Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

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Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate (if attended) institutions attended
  • GRE Scores
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. Institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution
  • A GPA of at least 3.00 (A=4.00) on all undergraduate work (or at least half-degree requirement) and a 3.00 GPA or better on any graduate work already completed; international applicants must have at least a 3.00 GPA, or equivalent, on all college-level work previously attempted
  • Acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Examination or GRE 
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    29456 USD/year
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  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 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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