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Dance Schools in Maryland

48 students earned Dance degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Dance is the 152nd most popular major out of a total 286 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dance Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 44
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Dance Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 29.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.4%
  • White: 47.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 12.5%
Dance Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dance Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 1,850 people employed in jobs related to a dance degree, compared to 109,120 nationwide.

Dance Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Dance Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a dance grad in the state is $57,070, compared to a typical salary of $53,560 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Maryland that offer dance degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

53% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Towson grads earn an average salary of $40,700. A typical student attending Towson will pay a net price of $18,186.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

78% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $18,457. In their early career, UMCP grads earn an average salary of $47,200.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,767 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending UMBC will pay a net price of $18,706. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Goucher College

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,267 Total Students

An average student at Goucher will pay a net price of $25,537. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at Goucher. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,738 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,422. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. It takes the average student 4.90 years to graduate.

Dance Careers in MD

Some of the careers dance majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 7% $69,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Fine & Studio Arts 751
Design & Applied Arts 629
Music 456
Drama & Theater Arts 167
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 136
General Visual & Performing Arts 102
Other Visual Art 25
Arts & Media Management 11

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