Drama & Theater Arts at Hunter College
Hunter is located in New York, New York and approximately 24,052 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 30 theater majors received their bachelor's degree from Hunter.
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.
Hunter Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
- Master’s Degree in Theater
Hunter Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how Hunter performed in these rankings.
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 Hunter 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.
|Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Schools||103|
|Best Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Degree Schools||119|
|Best Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools||315|
In 2021, 10 students received their master’s degree in theater from Hunter. This makes it the #55 most popular school for theater master’s degree candidates in the country.
How Much Do Theater Graduates from Hunter Make?
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $26,993. This is 23% higher than $21,886, which is the national average for all theater bachelor's degree recipients.
Theater Student Demographics at Hunter
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Hunter College.
Hunter Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 31% 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 Hunter College with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||11|
Hunter Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program
Of the students who received a theater master's degree from Hunter, 60% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a master's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Hunter 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 Hunter College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Producers and Directors||26,110||$115,610|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||11,530||$99,870|
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Beyond My Ken under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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