Drama & Theater Arts at University of California - Santa Barbara
UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and approximately 25,057 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 40 theater majors received their bachelor's degree from UCSB.
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.
UCSB Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
- Master’s Degree in Theater
- Doctorate Degree in Theater
UCSB Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how UCSB performed in these rankings.
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
In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the theater major at UCSB at 57 out of the 173 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #12 school in California.
|Best Colleges for Drama & Theater Arts||57|
|Best Drama & Theater Arts Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||91|
|Best Drama & Theater Arts Colleges for Veterans||100|
|Best Value Colleges for Drama & Theater Arts||124|
|Most Focused Colleges for Drama & Theater Arts||509|
Earnings of UCSB Theater Graduates
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $19,900. This is less than $20,100, which is the national average of all theater majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Theater Student Demographics at UCSB
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.
UCSB Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% 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 University of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||13|
UCSB Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program
In the theater master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of California - Santa Barbara with a master's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UCSB also has a doctoral program available in theater. In 2019, 3 students 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 CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.
|Occupation||Jobs in CA||Average Salary in CA|
|Producers and Directors||25,320||$115,080|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||9,710||$115,460|
|Writers and Authors||7,910||$96,910|
*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 Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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