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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Colorado

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

As a degree choice, Drama & Theater Arts is the 81st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 186
Master’s Degree 24
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.6%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 11.1%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 6,340 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a theater grad in the state is $60,820, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Colorado that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
13,437 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. A typical student attending University of Northern Colorado will pay a net price of $14,230.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
36,681 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 69% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,478 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,800 a year.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
25,645 Total Students

The average student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree at CU Anschutz. 76% of students get financical aid. 65% of the teachers are full time.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,192 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,204. Most students complete their degree in 5.07 years. The student loan default rate of 7.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#6

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,492 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,840. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
11,952 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,991.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,384 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,162. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,319 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,922. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

#9

Naropa University

Boulder
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
953 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 33% of the teachers are full time.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in CO

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Dancers 28% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 26% $55,400
Music Directors and Composers 25% $41,780
Producers and Directors 24% $58,830
Set and Exhibit Designers 22% $43,280
Writers and Authors 22% $55,640
Musicians and Singers 21% $0
Fashion Designers 20% $61,440
Sports Entertainers and Performers 18% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Music 556
Fine & Studio Arts 534
Design & Applied Arts 360
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 225
General Visual & Performing Arts 34
Dance 30
Arts & Media Management 29

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