Students can now earn credit for their dance courses taken at Joffrey Ballet School! Credits earned will be transferred towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from New Jersey City University (NJCU) in our exciting new partnership.
Dancers can receive the exceptional training that the Joffrey Ballet School is known for and at the same time work towards a college degree. Students would enroll in the Joffrey Ballet School Trainee Program for dance training and simultaneously at NJCU, for academic studies. This is an amazing opportunity for any dancer. A college degree opens up so many doors and gives dancers an advantage not only in their dance career, but after that career is done.
It allows our students who are still in high school to start earning credits towards their BFA while they are still in high school. Dancers in high school can earn up to three years of credit towards the program.
To put this into perspective a high school student entering the program in their sophomore year would be able to earn 3 years worth of dance credits by the time they finish high school. They would enter the Joffrey-NJCU partnership program with 3 years of dance credits. They would be able to complete their degree at NJCU with one more year of dance credits and 36 academic credits. Student’s also have the ability to transfer in AP credits to reduce the academic courses required.
This program is available to our international students as well. This program is only available to our dancers studying in our New York City location.
If you would like more details on our partnership with NJCU, please schedule a call below.