BFA in Acting

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, offered on campus, combines theatre and performance-related courses to give you a well-rounded degree in the performing arts field. Upon successful audition and approval, you will enter this program in your second year. Through this classically informed theatre education, you will hit the ground running with courses like Introduction to Theatre, Acting 1 and Practicum, taught from a Christian perspective. Emerge equipped to enter the industry at a number of points on either side of the curtain — technical or performance. You may also pursue a graduate degree program in theatre, which may lead to a career in teaching or to further accomplishment in the profession.

  • Develop your skills in public speaking and communication, and gain physical awareness, grace, agility and poise.
  • Enjoy learning in Regent's $35 million Communication & Performing Arts Center, which boasts three fully equipped theatre performance spaces and fully equipped scenic and costume shops.
  • Learn how to collaborate in high-pressure environments under the care of faculty and staff, all of whom are active in the arts community, ready to help you become a well-rounded artist and person.

Career Opportunities:

  • Acting/Performance
  • Technical Production
  • Multimedia Management
  • Art Directing
  • Preparation for Graduate School

Delivery Format: On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences Tuition Rates

Program Type



  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Less than 12 credit hours

Sessions E and F, 2017

  • $7,950 (over 18 credits hours add $530/credit hour)
  • $530/credit hour

From Session A, 2017

  • $8,325 (over 18 credits hours add $555/credit hour)
  • $555/credit hour

Evening/Online (8-week classes)

$395/credit hour

Professional Development/Non-degree

$250/credit hour

Early College

$155/credit hour


Student Fees




Application Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)



One-time fee, non-refundable

Enrollment DepositOn-Campus Students

Enrollment DepositEvening/Online Students



Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)


One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

Technology Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)


Supports information technology

Undergrad Support Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)


Contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations

Undergraduate Student Activity Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$100/Term, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to undergraduate student activity operations

Health Center Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$45/Semester, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to health center for students living on campus

Parking Fee (On-Campus and Early College Students)


Applies to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus

New Student Programming Fee


One-time fee applied to all incoming students


Optional Fees


Late Payment


Incurred per session, in the event of late tuition payment

Late Registration


Incurred per session, in the event of late registration

Course Fees

$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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