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Dance Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 34 students earned their Dance degrees in IA.

In this state, Dance is the 163rd most popular major out of a total 264 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dance Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 27
Master’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Dance Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 88.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Dance Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dance Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 1,110 people employed in jobs related to a dance degree, compared to 109,120 nationwide.

Dance Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Dance Jobs in Iowa

Dance grads earn an average of $80,700 in the state and $53,560 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Iowa that offer dance degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


University of Iowa

Iowa City
31 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,240 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,200 a year. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Iowa.


Luther College

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
1,951 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%.

Dance Careers in IA

Some of the careers dance majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $72,480
Choreographers 7% $0
Dancers 6% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Design & Applied Arts 557
Fine & Studio Arts 356
Music 262
Drama & Theater Arts 130
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 86
General Visual & Performing Arts 19
Other Visual Art 12
Arts & Media Management 2

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