Drama & Theater Arts at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
UIUC is located in Champaign, Illinois and approximately 51,605 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 students received a bachelor's degree in theater from UIUC.
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.
UIUC Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
- Master’s Degree in Theater
- Doctorate Degree in Theater
UIUC Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the theater progam at UIUC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
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
The theater major at UIUC 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 Doctor’s Degree Schools||16|
|Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Degree Schools||22|
Earnings of UIUC Theater Graduates
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at UIUC is $17,300. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $20,100 for all theater students.
Theater Student Demographics at UIUC
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
UIUC Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
About 59% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at UIUC are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
UIUC Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program
Of the students who received a theater master's degree from UIUC, 75% 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a master's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UIUC also has a doctoral program available in theater. In 2019, 2 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry
- Film, Video & Photographic Arts
- Fine & Studio Arts
- Design & Applied Arts
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 IL, the home state for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
|Occupation||Jobs in IL||Average Salary in IL|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||3,940||$68,360|
|Producers and Directors||2,950||$77,960|
|Writers and Authors||1,880||$68,710|
*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 Beyond My ken under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
|Request Info||Southern New Hampshire University You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs. Learn More >|