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Dance Schools in Mississippi

29 students earned Dance degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Dance is the 140th most popular major in the state out of a total 235 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Dance Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 28
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Dance Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 13.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.8%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
Dance Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dance Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 660 people employed in jobs related to a dance degree, compared to 109,120 nationwide.

Dance Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Dance Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, dance grads earn an average of $62,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $53,560.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,205 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,700 a year. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,509 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,126. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate.

Dance Careers in MS

Some of the careers dance majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 13% $59,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Design & Applied Arts 196
Music 180
General Visual & Performing Arts 160
Fine & Studio Arts 140
Arts & Media Management 81
Drama & Theater Arts 78
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4

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