Undergraduate Certificates in Dance
Education Levels of Dance Majors
In 2018-2019, 62 earned their undergraduate certificate in dance. This makes it the 141st most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in dance at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Dance Majors With Undergraduate Certificates
The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in dance is $9,500. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.
The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $9,500 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $9,500.
More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in dance. About 85.5% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of dance undergraduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||14|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
Most Popular Dance Programs for Undergraduate Certificates
There are 9 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in dance. Learn more about the most popular 9 below:
The Ailey School tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for dance majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 29 people received their undergraduate certificate in dance from The Ailey School. About 86% of this group were women, and 45% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.
Joffrey Ballet School comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dance. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 undergraduate certificates were handed out to dance majors at Joffrey Ballet School. Of these students, 86% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.
The 3rd most popular school in the country for dance majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is University of Florida. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their undergraduate certificate in dance from UF. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.
Scottsdale Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in dance. Roughly 8,600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their undergraduate certificate in dance from Scottsdale Community College. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.
The 5th most popular school in the country for dance majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Citrus College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 undergraduate certificates were handed out to dance majors at Citrus College.
Allan Hancock College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in dance. The dance program at Allan Hancock College awarded 1 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to dance that offer undergraduate certificates.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Fine & Studio Arts||6,189|
|Design & Applied Arts||2,329|
|Drama & Theater Arts||809|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||766|
*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Image Credit: By Jazzart Dance Theatre under License
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