Join our close-knit, inclusive, and passionate community of aspiring dance educators in New York City! Integrate artistry, performance, and research with the latest in teaching practices. Become a leader in dance studios, schools, or in higher education.

Our New York City Location

Our location in the dance capital of the world is of unparalleled advantage. You'll interact with world-renowned dancers and educators, allowing you to develop the personal and professional relationships that will prepare you to lead the field of dance education in the 21st century.


Our student community is diverse. Students join us from countries including Korea, China, Peru, Canada, Brazil, as well as across the nation. They represent all types of bodies and dance styles, creating a close-knit and non-competitive environment.

Financial Aid

Each year, we award $12 million dollars in partial tuition scholarships to Steinhardt master’s students, which are determined by merit and financial need. These scholarships, combined with loans and student employment, help both full- and part-time students afford the cost of a graduate education.

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