BFA in Dance

Shorelight - Adelphi University, United States

bfa-in-dance

Next enrollment cycle

December 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 41,600

Course Accredited By

ACS

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
You can perform in a dance company, or on Broadway, or do commercial work. Pursue a number of different careers including dance therapy, arts management or teaching dance in schools or at a private studio.
  • Receive personal attention in small classes taught by our world-class faculty.
  • Perform in productions and student workshops under the guidance of our expert faculty and guest choreographers.
  • Take advantage of our proximity to New York City by attending performances of renowned companies and work in dance-related internships.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2021
  • July 2022
  • April 2022

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Uganda 

  • Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Tanzania

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

(BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements CERTIFICATE

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

United Kingdom

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor’s degree (Pass or Honours earned after 3 or 4 years); Bachelor of (Architecture,
  • Dental Surgery, Medicine); Master of Pharmacy (I and II); BTEC Level 7 Diploma in
  • Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 55

English Requirements Certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

 

Requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Dance
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 63
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

  • PFD (0191) 110 - Ballet I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 111 - Ballet II Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 125 - Modern Dance I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 126 - Modern Dance II Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 210 - Ballet III Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 211 - Ballet IV Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 218 - Dance Improvisation Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 221 - Dance Theory And Composition I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 222 - Dance Theory and Composition II Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 225 - Modern Dance III Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 226 - Modern Dance IV Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 235 - Dance History and Criticism I Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 236 - Dance History & Criticism II Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 240 - Music Rhythmic Training For Dance Credits: 3.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 310 - Ballet V Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 311 - Ballet V I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 325 - Modern Dance V Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 326 - Modern Dance VI Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 348 - Intermed Dance Comp I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 350 - Dance Theatre I Credits: 1.00 - 3.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 401 - Senior Dance Choreography Project Credits: 4.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 410 - Ballet V I I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 411 - Ballet V III Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 425 - Modern Dance V I I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 426 - Modern Dance V I I I Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PFD (0191) 450 - Dance Theatre Credits: 1.00 - 3.00hrs
  • PTD (0193) 103 - History and Application of Theatre Technology Credits: 2.00hrs
  • PTD (0193) 153 - Introduction To Costumes Credits: 2.00hrs
  • BIO (0105) 212 - Functional Anatomy of Dance Credits: 3.00hrs
  • Academic Accelerator Cost per Semester
  • Fall 2021 $21,104.7 
  • Spring 2022 $21,104.7
  • Summer 2022 $21,104.7 Housing Option Description Cost Per Semester
  • Option A: On Campus Double (with AC)
  • Option A offers on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students and a common bathroom in hallway.
  • Fall 2021 $6,295
  • Spring 2022 $6,295
  • Summer 2022 $5,531
  • Option B: On Campus Large Triple (with AC)
  • Option B offers an on-campus suite-style room shared among three undergraduate students. Shared bathroom is en suite.
  • Fall 2021 $6,710
  • Spring 2022 $6,710
  • Summer 2022 $5,531
  • Option C: On Campus Regular Triple (with AC)
  • Option C offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with an ensuite bathroom.
  • Fall 2021 $6,490
  • Spring 2022 $6,490
  • Summer 2022 $5,531
  • Option D: On Campus Double (No AC) Option D offers an on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway.
  • Fall 2021 $5,705
  • Spring 2022 $5,705
  • Summer 2022 $5,531
  • Option E: On Campus Converted Triple (No AC)
  • Option E offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway.
  • Fall 2021 $4,725
  • Spring 2022 $4,725
  • Summer 2022 $5,772 Meal Plan Details Cost Per Semester Panther Lifestyle Plan 200 meals per semester (~12 meals per week) at "all you can eat" dining hall, plus $200 Panther Dollars at food trucks, markets, cafés, and more. Includes free Sunday brunch in Post Hall.
  • Fall 2021 $2,365
  • Spring 2022 $2,365
  • Summer 2022 $700

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