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Drama & Theater Arts at University of Houston

If you plan to study drama and theater arts, take a look at what University of Houston has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UH is located in Houston, Texas and approximately 46,148 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 19 theater majors received their bachelor's degree from UH.

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.

UH Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

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

UH Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how UH 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 UH 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
Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools 56

In 2019, 22 students received their master’s degree in theater from UH. This makes it the #15 most popular school for theater master’s degree candidates in the country.

Theater Student Demographics at UH

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

UH Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

58% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 19 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Drama & Theater Arts from UH in 2018-2019, 42% were men and 58% were women. The typical theater bachelor's degree program is made up of only 38% men. So male students are more repesented at UH since its program graduates 4% more men than average.

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

About 58% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at UH are white. This is typical 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 Houston with a bachelor's in theater.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Drama & Theater Arts Majors at University of Houston
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UH Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program

59% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 22 theater students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from UH, about 41% were men and 59% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 38% men graduate in theater each year. UH does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 3% more men than average.

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

Of the students who received a theater master's degree from UH, 77% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Houston with a master's in theater.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Drama & Theater Arts Majors at University of Houston
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UH 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 TX, the home state for University of Houston.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6,240 $71,520
Producers and Directors 5,300 $69,280
Writers and Authors 2,110 $56,680

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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