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Theatre, Doctor of Philosophy

Admission Criteria

Deadline: January 15. We only admit once a year, barring extraordinary circumstances

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in the last 60 hours
  • GPA of 3.5 or better in master’s program

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test TypeTotal ScoreReadingListeningSpeakingWriting
TOEFL Internet-based11217171717
TOEFL Paper-based6505252N/A52
IELTS Academic86666

Minimum GRE Scores

When did you take the GRE?VerbalQuantitativeAnalytical
Prior to August 1, 20116005505.0
On or after August 1, 20111601464.0

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Theatre Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • GRE score report
  • Statement of purpose
  • Professional resume or portfolio
  • Scholarly writing sample
  • Creative (dramatic) writing samples