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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 703 students earned their Theater degrees in FL.

In terms of popularity, Drama & Theater Arts is the 87th most popular major in the state out of a total 294 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 531
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 63
Master’s Degree 55
Associate’s Degree 52
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.5%
  • White: 53.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Florida

16,570 people in the state and 418,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to theater.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a theater grad in the state is $57,770, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Florida that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Full Sail University

Winter Park
105 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
20,170 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. It takes the average student 4.01 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
68,475 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 86% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Florida State grads earn an average salary of $36,500.

#4

Valencia College

Orlando
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
46,521 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,585. 76% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

#5

University of Florida

Gainesville
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,057. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

University of Miami

Coral Gables
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,841.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,503 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,154 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,847 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at FIU. The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in FL

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Producers and Directors 22% $60,320
Actors 20% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 17% $63,850
Writers and Authors 17% $47,190
Sports Entertainers and Performers 15% $0
Musicians and Singers 14% $0
Fashion Designers 14% $48,750
Music Directors and Composers 13% $53,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1,500
Fine & Studio Arts 1,437
Design & Applied Arts 1,422
Music 1,336
General Visual & Performing Arts 848
Arts & Media Management 626
Dance 114
Other Visual Art 21

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