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Dance at Skidmore College

If you are interested in studying dance, you may want to check out the program at Skidmore College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Skidmore is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and has a total student population of 2,582. In 2021, 8 dance majors received their bachelor's degree from Skidmore.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Dance section at the bottom of this page.

Skidmore Dance Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dance

Skidmore Dance Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks dance programs across the country. The following shows how Skidmore 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 Skidmore 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 11
Best Dance Schools 11
Most Focused Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 32
Most Focused Dance Schools 40
Most Popular Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 107
Most Popular Dance Schools 126
Best Value Dance Schools 132

Dance Student Demographics at Skidmore

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

Skidmore Dance Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The dance program at Skidmore awarded 8 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 13% of these degrees went to men with the other 88% going to women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% 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 Skidmore College with a bachelor's in dance.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 3
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Skidmore 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 Skidmore College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Choreographers 60 $85,720


*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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