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Drama & Theater Arts at Wagner College

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Drama & Theater Arts at Wagner College

What traits are you looking for in a theater school? To help you decide if Wagner College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's theater program.

Wagner is located in Staten Island, New York and has a total student population of 2,070. Of the 490 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Wagner College in 2021, 45 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.

Wagner Drama & Theater Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater

Wagner Drama & Theater Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the theater progam at Wagner compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Wagner 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 65
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Schools 82
Best Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 214

Earnings of Wagner Theater Graduates

The median salary of theater students who receive their bachelor's degree at Wagner is $18,457. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $21,886 for all theater students.


Theater Student Demographics at Wagner

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

Wagner Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Program

58% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 42% of theater bachelor's degrees went to men and 58% went to women. The typical theater bachelor's degree program is made up of only 36% men. So male students are more repesented at Wagner since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in theater at Wagner are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wagner College with a bachelor's in theater.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 30
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Wagner also has a doctoral program available in theater. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for Wagner College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Producers and Directors 26,110 $115,610
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Fashion Designers 7,550 $95,830
Writers and Authors 7,410 $86,380


*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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