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Dance Schools in Washington

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

As a degree choice, Dance is the 162nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Dance Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 65
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Dance Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 13.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.8%
  • White: 60.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
Dance Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Dance Grads in Washington

1,930 people in the state and 109,120 in the nation are employed in jobs related to dance.

Dance Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Dance Jobs in Washington

Dance grads earn an average of $67,430 in the state and $53,560 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Washington that offer dance degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UW Seattle. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
602 Total Students

In their early career, Cornish College of the Arts grads earn an average salary of $24,900. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,142 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
11,658 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. A typical student attending CWU will pay a net price of $15,175.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,537 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $33,545.

Dance Careers in WA

Some of the careers dance majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 18% $61,280
Dancers 11% $0
Choreographers 9% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Design & Applied Arts 635
Music 463
Fine & Studio Arts 434
Drama & Theater Arts 251
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 148
Arts & Media Management 41
Other Visual Art 21
General Visual & Performing Arts 5

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