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Drama & Theater Arts at Marymount Manhattan College

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Drama & Theater Arts at Marymount Manhattan College

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

MMC is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 1,722. In 2021, 121 theater majors received their bachelor's degree from MMC.

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.

MMC Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

MMC Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

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

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 MMC 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 4
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 8
Most Focused Drama & Theater Arts Schools 16
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Schools 16
Best Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 330
Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 379

How Much Do Theater Graduates from MMC Make?

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at MMC is $20,670. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $21,886 for all theater students.


Theater Student Demographics at MMC

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

MMC Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 121 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Drama & Theater Arts from MMC in 2020-2021, 29% were men and 71% were women.


About 66% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at MMC 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 Marymount Manhattan College with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 80
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

MMC 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 Marymount Manhattan 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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