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Drama & Theater Arts at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

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Drama & Theater Arts at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

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 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

FDU is located in Madison, New Jersey and approximately 3,396 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 19 theater majors received their bachelor's degree from FDU.

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.

FDU Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

FDU Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

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

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 FDU 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
Most Focused Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 106
Most Focused Drama & Theater Arts Schools 126
Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools 436

How Much Do Theater Graduates from FDU Make?

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at FDU is $15,724. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $21,886 for all theater students.


Theater Student Demographics at FDU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

FDU Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

63% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 19 theater majors earned their bachelor's degree from FDU. Of these graduates, 37% were men and 63% were women.


About 79% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at FDU 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 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

FDU 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 NJ, the home state for Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2,070 $90,750
Producers and Directors 1,580 $92,180
Writers and Authors 1,050 $81,160


*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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