Drama & Theater Arts at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
SIUE is located in Edwardsville, Illinois and approximately 13,061 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,607 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2019, 19 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.
SIUE Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
SIUE Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the theater progam at SIUE compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The theater major at SIUE 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.
|Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools||5|
Earnings of SIUE Theater Graduates
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at SIUE is $27,900. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 39% higher than the national average of $20,100 for all theater bachelor's degree recipients.
Theater Student Demographics at SIUE
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
SIUE Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
SIUE also has a doctoral program available in theater. In 2019, 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 IL, the home state for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
|Occupation||Jobs in IL||Average Salary in IL|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||3,940||$68,360|
|Producers and Directors||2,950||$77,960|
|Writers and Authors||1,880||$68,710|
*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 Illinois2011 (Tyler Warren) under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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