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Drama & Theater Arts at New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Drama & Theater Arts at New Jersey Institute of Technology

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

NJIT is located in Newark, New Jersey and approximately 11,652 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,863 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2021, 3 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.

NJIT Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

NJIT Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The theater major at NJIT 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
Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools 64
Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools 211
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 601
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Schools 732

Theater Student Demographics at NJIT

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

NJIT Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 3 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from NJIT. About 33% were men and 67% were women.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at NJIT are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% 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 New Jersey Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in theater.

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

NJIT 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 New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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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