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Drama & Theater Arts at Brigham Young University - Provo

If you are interested in studying drama and theater arts, you may want to check out the program at Brigham Young University - Provo. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

BYU is located in Provo, Utah and has a total student population of 34,318. Of the 7,007 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University - Provo in 2019, 40 of them were drama and theater arts majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Drama & Theater Arts section at the bottom of this page.

BYU Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

BYU Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how BYU performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The theater major at BYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Drama & Theater Arts. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 283

Earnings of BYU Theater Graduates

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at BYU is $17,600. This is less than $20,100, which is the national average of all theater majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Theater Student Demographics at BYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Brigham Young University - Provo.

BYU Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 40 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from BYU. About 28% were men and 72% were women.

BYU Gender Breakdown of Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 78% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at BYU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brigham Young University - Provo with a bachelor's in theater.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Drama & Theater Arts Majors at Brigham Young University - Provo
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 31
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

BYU also has a doctoral program available in theater. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Theater Grads May Go Into

A degree in theater can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for UT, the home state for Brigham Young University - Provo.

Occupation Jobs in UT Average Salary in UT
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,280 $80,850
Producers and Directors 950 $67,800
Writers and Authors 660 $54,660


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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