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Drama & Theater Arts at Ithaca College

What traits are you looking for in a theater school? To help you decide if Ithaca College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's theater program.

Ithaca is located in Ithaca, New York and has a total student population of 5,354. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 69 students received a bachelor's degree in theater from Ithaca.

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.

Ithaca Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

Ithaca Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the theater progam at Ithaca 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 Ithaca 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 27
Most Focused Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 31

Earnings of Ithaca Theater Graduates

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at Ithaca is $22,736. This is 4% higher than $21,886, which is the national average for all theater bachelor's degree recipients.


Theater Student Demographics at Ithaca

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

Ithaca Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

64% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 69 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from Ithaca. About 36% were men and 64% were women.


About 74% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at Ithaca 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 Ithaca College with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 51
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Ithaca 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 Ithaca 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
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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