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Dance at The University of Texas at Austin

Every dance school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the dance program at The University of Texas at Austin stacks up to those at other schools.

UT Austin is located in Austin, Texas and has a total student population of 51,090. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 students received a bachelor's degree in dance from UT Austin.

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

UT Austin Dance Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dance

UT Austin Dance Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the dance progam at UT Austin compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The dance major at UT Austin 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 Schools 21

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in dance from UT Austin. This is the #38 most popular school for dance master’s degree candidates in the country.

Dance Student Demographics at UT Austin

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the dance majors at The University of Texas at Austin.

UT Austin Dance Bachelor’s Program

81% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 19% of dance bachelor's degrees went to men and 81% went to women. The typical dance bachelor's degree program is made up of only 12% men. So male students are more repesented at UT Austin since its program graduates 6% more men than average.

UT Austin Gender Breakdown of Dance Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 34% 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 The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's in dance.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dance Majors at The University of Texas at Austin
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

UT Austin also has a doctoral program available in dance. In 2019, 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 TX, the home state for The University of Texas at Austin.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6,240 $71,520
Choreographers 860 $61,850


*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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