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Drama & Theater Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus

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Drama & Theater Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

IUP is located in Indiana, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 10,037. Of the 1,834 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus in 2021, 16 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.

IUP Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Theater (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

IUP Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how IUP 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 IUP 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 226

Theater Student Demographics at IUP

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus.

IUP Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

75% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 16 theater students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from IUP, about 25% were men and 75% were women.


About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at IUP 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

IUP 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 PA, the home state for Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5,050 $80,740
Producers and Directors 2,700 $76,050
Writers and Authors 1,400 $60,140


*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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