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Drama & Theater Arts at Skidmore College

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Drama & Theater Arts at Skidmore College

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

Skidmore is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and approximately 2,582 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 21 theater majors received their bachelor's degree from Skidmore.

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.

Skidmore Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

Skidmore Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the theater progam at Skidmore 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 Skidmore 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 23
Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools 25
Most Focused Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 52
Most Focused Drama & Theater Arts Schools 68
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Schools 217

Theater Student Demographics at Skidmore

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

Skidmore Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 21 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in theater from Skidmore. About 29% were men and 71% were women.


About 86% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at Skidmore 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 Skidmore College with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 18
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Skidmore 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 Skidmore 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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