Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Dance in Pennsylvania

Find Schools Near

Dance Schools in Pennsylvania

260 students earned Dance degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

A Dance major is the 132nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Dance Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 239
Master’s Degree 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Dance Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 15.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 64.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.0%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
Dance Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dance Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 5,340 people employed in jobs related to a dance degree, compared to 109,120 nationwide.

Dance Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Dance Jobs in Pennsylvania

Dance grads earn an average of $37,560 in the state and $53,560 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer dance degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Point Park University

Pittsburgh
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,099 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,914 Total Students

An average student at UArts will pay a net price of $37,830. 100% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 5.10% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

#4

Muhlenberg College

Allentown
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
2,340 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.04 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. In their early career, Muhlenberg grads earn an average salary of $45,200.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
8,803 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year. 85% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending SRU will pay a net price of $19,614.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
2,685 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.70%. Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

#7

DeSales University

Center Valley
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
3,438 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. This private school has an average net price of $26,971.

#8

Seton Hill University

Greensburg
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,297 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.27 years. The full-time teacher rate is 93%. 100% of students get financical aid.

#9

Drexel University

Philadelphia
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

#10

Ursinus College

Collegeville
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,435 Total Students

The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,900 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,143.

Dance Careers in PA

Some of the careers dance majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $72,070
Choreographers 0% $33,210
Dancers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Fine & Studio Arts 1,374
Design & Applied Arts 1,272
Music 1,077
Drama & Theater Arts 751
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 622
Arts & Media Management 229
General Visual & Performing Arts 176
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 24

View all majors related to Dance

View Nationwide Dance Report

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.