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Drama & Theater Arts at Fordham University

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Drama & Theater Arts at Fordham University

If you plan to study drama and theater arts, take a look at what Fordham University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Fordham U is located in Bronx, New York and has a total student population of 16,364. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 31 students received a bachelor's degree in theater from Fordham U.

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.

Fordham U Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

Fordham U Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how Fordham U 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 Fordham U 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 Popular Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 112
Best Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 194

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

How Much Do Theater Graduates from Fordham U Make?

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at Fordham U is $24,815. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 13% higher than the national average of $21,886 for all theater bachelor's degree recipients.


Theater Student Demographics at Fordham U

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

Fordham U Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

74% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 31 theater students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Fordham U, about 26% were men and 74% were women.


About 65% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at Fordham U are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% 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 Fordham University with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Fordham U 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 Fordham University.

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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