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Drama & Theater Arts in Alabama

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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 171 students earned their Theater degrees in AL.

In this state, Drama & Theater Arts is the 85th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Alabama

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 163
Master’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a theater major is more popular with women than with men.

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of theater majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 19.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 67.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 8.2%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Alabama

2,010 people in the state and 418,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to theater.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a theater grad in the state is $58,590, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Alabama that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,390 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,232.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
21,923 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,005. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.54 years.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,612 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $16,391. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,500 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $23,696. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

#5

Samford University

Birmingham
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,207.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
4,413 Total Students

The average student takes 4.94 years to complete their degree at Alabama State. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,736 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 65% of the teachers are full time. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,268 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,494. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,479 Total Students

The 9.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at USA. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,871.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in AL

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Sports Entertainers and Performers 9% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $62,570
Musicians and Singers 6% $0
Producers and Directors 3% $53,320
Writers and Authors 2% $48,080
Set and Exhibit Designers 0% $47,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Fine & Studio Arts 402
Music 334
Design & Applied Arts 274
Dance 60
Arts & Media Management 32
General Visual & Performing Arts 2

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