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Dance Schools in Connecticut

16 students earned Dance degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Dance is the 183rd most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dance Majors in Connecticut

Dance majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 16

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a dance major is more popular with women than with men.

Dance Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of dance majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.5%
  • White: 62.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
  • Other Races: 12.5%
Dance Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dance Grads in Connecticut

1,360 people in the state and 109,120 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dance.

Dance Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Dance Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a dance grad in the state is $56,080, compared to a typical salary of $53,560 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Connecticut that offer dance degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


University of Hartford

West Hartford
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,773 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.


Connecticut College

New London
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
1,861 Total Students

In their early career, Conn College grads earn an average salary of $41,400. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years.


Wesleyan University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,230 Total Students

An average student at Wesleyan U will pay a net price of $26,291. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. 47% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Dance Careers in CT

Some of the careers dance majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6% $87,430
Choreographers -4% $56,110

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to dance.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Fine & Studio Arts 604
Music 419
Design & Applied Arts 292
Drama & Theater Arts 230
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 196
Arts & Media Management 60

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