What will I learn?

Webster University's Department of Dance in The Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts educates students to become skilled, creative and compassionate thinking artists for 21st century careers as performers, choreographers, educators and scholars.

Learning Outcomes

Performance: Perform, with professional integrity, a variety of techniques and styles with a broad spectrum of expressivity and quality technical expertise with an emphasis in ballet.
Choreography: Create and produce professional, imaginative, original, in-depth choreographic work and direct dancers in the performance of that work.
Teaching: Create and execute exemplary, innovative lesson plans for a variety of ages, techniques and populations; develop skills to communicate movement vocabulary to others.
Integrate and successfully utilize knowledge from courses in the breadth and depth of the discipline.
Function effectively in a variety of professional contexts, displaying global awareness through intrapersonal, interpersonal, collaborative and technological skills.

Which department am I in?

Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, Department of Dance

Study options

Full Time (Complete at least 120 total credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$28,500.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 June 2022

Start date

22 August 2022


St Louis Home Campus

470 East Lockwood Avenue,



63119, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must complete the 36 credit hours for the major as specified below with a grade of C- or better.

For international students

Students must completed high school or from a home school program.

English language proficiency requirement:

TOEFL: iBT: 80

TOEFL: pBT: 550

IELTS: Academic: 6.0

Duolingo: 120

Pearson: 53

Cambridge Academic English: 169

Password: 6.0

GTEC: 1201

iTEP: 3.7

SAT's English-based Reading and Writing Score: 450

ACT composite score: 23

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Webster University

90 per cent of international students have established career connections with regional employment providers in St. Louis, and other areas in the USA.

  • Highest ranked university in the St. Louis region
  • Average class size of ten
  • Globally-focused community, representing 138 countries
  • International scholarships available

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