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75 Theater students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Drama & Theater Arts major is the 96th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 60
Master’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 8.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 82.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 1,220 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a theater grad in the state is $57,450, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Arkansas that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,778 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,642.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,660 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,881. It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,177 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,723. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 78% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
10,515 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.88 years to complete their degree at UA Little Rock.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,709 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,557 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at UAFS. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,961 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
872 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $16,089.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
5,121 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $19,563. The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Harding. 81% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Lyon College

Batesville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
655 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $30,400 after graduation.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in AR

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Producers and Directors 15% $51,650
Writers and Authors 14% $43,450
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11% $53,840
Music Directors and Composers 8% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Fine & Studio Arts 197
Design & Applied Arts 193
Music 181
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 82
General Visual & Performing Arts 11
Other Visual Art 9
Dance 8
Arts & Media Management 4

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