Drama & Theater Arts at Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and approximately 50,411 students attend the school each year. Of the 8,803 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University - New Brunswick in 2021, 34 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.
Rutgers New Brunswick Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
- Master’s Degree in Theater
Rutgers New Brunswick Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how Rutgers New Brunswick performed in these rankings.
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 Rutgers New Brunswick 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.
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How Much Do Theater Graduates from Rutgers New Brunswick Make?
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $22,293. This is 2% higher than $21,886, which is the national average for all theater bachelor's degree recipients.
Theater Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
Rutgers New Brunswick Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at Rutgers New Brunswick are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
Rutgers New Brunswick Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program
In the theater master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 60% of degree recipients. That is 28% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a master's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Rutgers New Brunswick 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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