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  Mason Gross School of the Arts 2020-2022 Graduate Programs in Theater Arts Admission  


All applicants to the Mason Gross School of the Arts must submit a formal application and fee through Rutgers University. In addition to the university application and fee, all students applying to the Department of Theater Arts at Mason Gross School of the Arts must complete an evaluation of talent (audition or interview). A nonrefundable audition and/or interview fee (in addition to the university's standard application fee) is required prior to the time of the audition or interview. For more information about theater audition and/or interview requirements, scheduling, dates, locations, and audition/interview fee payment, please visit:

Students not holding an undergraduate degree in theater may be required to take additional coursework. Transfer credit is not accepted for any graduate-level theater course that fulfills the requirements of the degree.

A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test score is required if your undergraduate education was completed in a non-English speaking country. Please see the Mason Gross School website for required minimum ESL scores and further information.

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