Drama & Theater Arts at SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Potsdam is located in Potsdam, New York and approximately 3,084 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 11 students received a bachelor's degree in theater from SUNY Potsdam.
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.
SUNY Potsdam Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
SUNY Potsdam Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the theater progam at SUNY Potsdam 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 SUNY Potsdam 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 SUNY Potsdam Make?
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Potsdam is $19,439. This is less than $21,886, which is the national average of all theater majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Theater Student Demographics at SUNY Potsdam
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at SUNY Potsdam.
SUNY Potsdam Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at SUNY Potsdam are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 13% 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 SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
SUNY Potsdam 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 SUNY Potsdam.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Producers and Directors||26,110||$115,610|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||11,530||$99,870|
|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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