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Basic Certificates in Dance

82 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 37 schools in the United States where you can get your basic certificate in dance. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 48% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 13.4% of dance graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Dance Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 82 students earned their basic certificate in dance. This makes it the 182nd most popular basic certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in dance at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,661
Master’s Degree 221
Associate’s Degree 186
Basic Certificate 82
Undergraduate Certificate 62
Doctor’s Degree 16
Graduate Certificate 6

Earnings of Dance Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in dance. About 91.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 7
Women 75
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Dance

The racial-ethnic distribution of dance basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 32
International Students 11
Other Races/Ethnicities 4
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dance Basic Certificate Students

There are 37 colleges that offer a basic certificate in dance. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, California
14 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for dance students seekinga basic certificate is Orange Coast College. Roughly 20,000 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their basic certificate in dance from Orange Coast College. Around 43% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

#2

Palomar College

San Marcos, California
9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Palomar College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. The dance program at Palomar College awarded 9 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#3

Glendale Community College

Glendale, California
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Glendale Community College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. The dance program at Glendale Community College awarded 8 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#4

Mt. San Antonio College

Walnut, California
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women

Mt. San Antonio College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. Roughly 29,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their basic certificate in dance from Mt. SAC. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#5

Ohlone College

Fremont, California
6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Ohlone College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in dance. The dance program at Ohlone College awarded 6 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Grossmont College

El Cajon, California
6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for dance majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Grossmont College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at Grossmont College. About 100% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, California
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

City College of San Francisco comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in dance. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at City College of San Francisco. About 100% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Nevada - Las Vegas is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,454 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,459 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at UNLV.

#8

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pittsburg State University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in dance. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,694 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,678 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at Pitt State. About 100% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

West Valley College

Saratoga, California
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

West Valley College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in dance. The dance program at West Valley College awarded 4 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, California
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for dance majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Irvine Valley College. The dance program at Irvine Valley College awarded 2 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Kansas State University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,735 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,212 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at K -State.

#11

San Jose City College

San Jose, California
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

San Jose City College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their basic certificate in dance from San Jose City College. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, Texas
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. Each year, around 11,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,719 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,568 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. About 50% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Wisconsin - Madison comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in dance. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,273 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,728 per year.

The dance program at University of Wisconsin - Madison awarded 2 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#16

Cypress College

Cypress, California
1 Yearly Graduations

Cypress College is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their basic certificate in dance from Cypress College.

1 Yearly Graduations

Rochester Community and Technical College is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their basic certificate in dance from Rochester Community and Technical College.

#16

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,361 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,027 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their basic certificate in dance from UW - Eau Claire.

#16

Greenfield Community College

Greenfield, Massachusetts
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Greenfield Community College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in dance. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at Greenfield Community College.

#16

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations

Western Michigan University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in dance. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,094 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,360 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 basic certificates were handed out to dance majors at WMU.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to dance that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Design & Applied Arts 4,140
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1,064
Fine & Studio Arts 830
Drama & Theater Arts 575
Music 441

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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