Drama & Theater Arts at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, Virginia and approximately 36,383 students attend the school each year. Of the 7,156 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in 2019, 21 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.
Virginia Tech Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Theater
- Master’s Degree in Theater
Virginia Tech Drama & Theater Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks theater programs across the country. The following shows how Virginia Tech performed in these rankings.
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 theater major at Virginia Tech 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools||67|
|Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools||169|
Earnings of Virginia Tech Theater Graduates
The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at Virginia Tech is $18,200. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $20,100 for all theater students.
Theater Student Demographics at Virginia Tech
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the theater majors at Virginia Tech.
Virginia Tech Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Virginia Tech Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Program
Of the students who received a theater master's degree from Virginia Tech, 60% 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 Virginia Tech with a master's in theater.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Virginia Tech 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 VA, the home state for Virginia Tech.
|Occupation||Jobs in VA||Average Salary in VA|
|Producers and Directors||2,090||$69,750|
|Writers and Authors||1,220||$68,600|
*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 Eric T Gunther under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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