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2021 Best Dance Schools in Ohio

11 Colleges
$19,800 Avg Salary
$24,423 Avg Student Debt

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With 114 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, dance is the #165 most popular major in Ohio.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Dance Schools in Ohio ranking. Our analysis looked at 11 schools in Ohio to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Dance Schools in Ohio

The colleges and universities below are the best for dance majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Dance Schools

Our analysis found University of Cincinnati - Main Campus to be the best school for dance students who want to pursue a degree in Ohio. Cincinnati is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Cincinnati.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Ohio State University - Main Campus is a great place for dance students. Ohio State is a very large public school located in the city of Columbus.

Dance majors at Ohio State take out an average of $24,423 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $253.

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#3

Oberlin College

Oberlin, OH

The excellent programs at Oberlin College helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best dance schools in Ohio. Located in the town of Oberlin, Oberlin is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Bowling Green State University - Main Campus. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Dance Schools in Ohio list. Located in the fringe town of Bowling Green, BGSU is a public school with a large student population.

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Out of the 11 schools in Ohio that were part of this year’s ranking, Wright State University - Main Campus landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the large suburb of Dayton, Wright State University - Main Campus is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Baldwin Wallace University ranked #6 on this year’s Best Dance Schools in Ohio list. Located in the suburb of Berea, Baldwin Wallace College is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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With a ranking of #7, Kent State University at Kent did quite well on this year’s best schools for dance students. Located in the large suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public college with a very large student population.

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With a ranking of #8, University of Akron Main Campus did quite well on this year’s best schools for dance students. University of Akron Main Campus is a large public school located in the medium-sized city of Akron.

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Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

Youngstown State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for dance students. It came in at #9 on the list. Youngstown State University is a large public school located in the city of Youngstown.

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Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best dance programs. Located in the city of Cleveland, Cleveland State University is a public school with a large student population.

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Best Dance Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 97
Illinois 50
Indiana 47
Wisconsin 45

One of 9 majors within the area of study, dance has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 11 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jazzart Dance Theatre.

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