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Drama & Theater Arts at The City College of New York

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Drama & Theater Arts at The City College of New York

Every drama and theater arts school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the theater program at The City College of New York stacks up to those at other schools.

CCNY is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 15,227. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 42 students received a bachelor's degree in theater from CCNY.

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.

CCNY Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

CCNY Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the theater progam at CCNY compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The theater major at CCNY 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 Value Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 104

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in theater from CCNY. This is the #151 most popular school for theater master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Theater Graduates from CCNY Make?

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at CCNY is $22,379. This is 2% higher than $21,886, which is the national average for all theater bachelor's degree recipients.


Theater Student Demographics at CCNY

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at The City College of New York.

CCNY Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

64% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 42 theater majors earned their bachelor's degree from CCNY. Of these graduates, 36% were men and 64% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 44% more racial-ethnic minorities in its theater bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from The City College of New York with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 20
White 9
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CCNY also has a doctoral program available in theater. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for The City College of New York.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Producers and Directors 26,110 $115,610
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Fashion Designers 7,550 $95,830
Writers and Authors 7,410 $86,380


*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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