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Dance Schools in Minnesota

47 Dance students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Dance is the 181st most popular major out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dance Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 46
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Dance Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 14.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 78.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.1%
Dance Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dance Grads in Minnesota

There are 2,800 people in the state and 109,120 people in the nation working in dance jobs.

Dance Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Dance Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, dance grads earn an average of $49,400. Nationwide, they make an average of $53,560.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Minnesota that offer dance degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,374 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,035. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 5.47 years.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,734 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UMN Twin Cities. In their early career, UMN Twin Cities grads earn an average salary of $41,800.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
2,241 Total Students

In their early career, Gustavus Adolphus grads earn an average salary of $41,700. 81% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Gustavus Adolphus.


St Olaf College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
3,048 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 0.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 71%.


Carleton College

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
2,097 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,500 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.00%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,129 Total Students

77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. A typical student attending Rochester Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $14,480.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,560 Total Students

The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SMU MN. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation.

Dance Careers in MN

Some of the careers dance majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5% $67,320
Choreographers 3% $38,470

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Design & Applied Arts 622
Fine & Studio Arts 461
Music 340
Drama & Theater Arts 296
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 210
General Visual & Performing Arts 57
Arts & Media Management 28

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