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Drama & Theater Arts at University of Florida

If you are interested in studying drama and theater arts, you may want to check out the program at University of Florida. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UF is located in Gainesville, Florida and has a total student population of 52,407. Of the 9,663 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Florida in 2019, 52 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.

UF Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
  • Master’s Degree in Theater

UF Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how UF 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 UF 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools 28

In 2019, 11 students received their master’s degree in theater from UF. This makes it the #57 most popular school for theater master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Theater Graduates from UF Make?

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at UF is $22,200. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 10% higher than the national average of $20,100 for all theater bachelor's degree recipients.

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Theater Student Demographics at UF

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at University of Florida.

UF Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 52 theater majors earned their bachelor's degree from UF. Of these graduates, 40% were men and 60% were women. The typical theater bachelor's degree program is made up of only 38% men. So male students are more repesented at UF since its program graduates 2% more men than average.

UF Gender Breakdown of Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 54% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at UF are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% 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 Florida with a bachelor's in theater.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Drama & Theater Arts Majors at University of Florida
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 28
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UF Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program

36% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 students earned a master's degree in theater from UF. About 36% of these graduates were women and the other 64% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 38% men graduate in theater each year. UF does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 25% more men than average.

UF Gender Breakdown of Drama & Theater Arts Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a theater master's degree from UF, 64% 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 University of Florida with a master's in theater.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Drama & Theater Arts Majors at University of Florida
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UF 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 FL, the home state for University of Florida.

Occupation Jobs in FL Average Salary in FL
Producers and Directors 6,630 $70,630
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 3,520 $72,670
Writers and Authors 1,830 $53,140

References

*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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