Drama & Theater Arts at Temple University
Temple is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 37,236 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 71 theater majors received their bachelor's degree from Temple.
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.
Temple Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Basic Certificate in Theater (Less Than 1 Year)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
- Master’s Degree in Theater
Temple Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how Temple 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 theater major at Temple 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 Drama & Theater Arts Basic Certificate Schools||12|
|Most Focused Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Degree Schools||55|
|Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools||293|
Earnings of Temple Theater Graduates
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at Temple is $18,590. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $21,886 for all theater students.
Theater Student Demographics at Temple
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Temple University.
Temple Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
About 58% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at Temple are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% 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 Temple University with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||12|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
Temple Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program
Of the students who received a theater master's degree from Temple, 61% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a master's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Temple 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 PA, the home state for Temple University.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||5,050||$80,740|
|Producers and Directors||2,700||$76,050|
|Writers and Authors||1,400||$60,140|
*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 Audrey under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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