Doctor’s Degrees in Dance
Education Levels of Dance Majors
In 2018-2019, 16 earned their doctor's degree in dance. This earns it the #201 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in dance at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Dance Majors With Doctor’s Degrees
More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in dance. About 87.5% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of dance doctor’s degree students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Most Popular Dance Programs for Doctor’s Degrees
There are 5 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in dance. Learn more about the most popular 5 below:
The most popular school in the United States for dance students seekinga doctor's degree is Temple University. Each year, around 38,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their doctor's degree in dance from Temple. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.
University of California - Riverside comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in dance. Each year, around 25,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their doctor's degree in dance from UCR.
Texas Woman's University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in dance. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,973 per year.
The dance program at Texas Woman's University awarded 4 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.
The 4th most popular school in the country for dance majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Ohio State University - Main Campus. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,197 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,560 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in dance from Ohio State.
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to dance that offer doctor’s degrees.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Fine & Studio Arts||238|
|Drama & Theater Arts||88|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||47|
|Design & Applied Arts||25|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Image Credit: By Jazzart Dance Theatre under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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