Dance at New York University
NYU is located in New York, New York and approximately 52,775 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 22 dance majors received their bachelor's degree from NYU.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Dance section at the bottom of this page.
NYU Dance Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Dance
- Master’s Degree in Dance
NYU Dance Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks dance programs across the country. The following shows how NYU performed in these rankings.
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 dance major at NYU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Dance. 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.
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In 2021, 29 students received their master’s degree in dance from NYU. This makes it the #1 most popular school for dance master’s degree candidates in the country.
Earnings of NYU Dance Graduates
The median salary of dance students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $21,881. This is 1% higher than $21,579, which is the national average for all dance bachelor's degree recipients.
Dance Student Demographics at NYU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the dance majors at New York University.
NYU Dance Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 30% more racial-ethnic minorities in its dance bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a bachelor's in dance.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
NYU Dance Master’s Program
In the dance master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 55% of degree recipients. That is 17% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in dance.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||11|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
NYU also has a doctoral program available in dance. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Dance Grads May Go Into
A degree in dance 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 New York University.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||11,530||$99,870|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Cincin12 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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