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Drama & Theater Arts in Georgia

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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 412 students earned their Theater degrees in GA.

In this state, Drama & Theater Arts is the 79th most popular major out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 349
Master’s Degree 60
Associate’s Degree 2
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 20.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.3%
  • White: 60.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 15,230 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a theater grad in the state is $66,740, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Georgia that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

155 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
14,086 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $42,355. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,076 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 62%. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at CSU. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

In their early career, UGA grads earn an average salary of $39,900. It takes the average student 4.29 years to graduate. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 82% of the teachers are full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,989 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.32 years. This public school has an average net price of $20,189.

#7

Brenau University

Gainesville
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,842 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 53%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. An average student at Brenau will pay a net price of $22,083.

#8

Emory University

Atlanta
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. An average student at Emory will pay a net price of $24,593. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,211 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,278. The full-time teacher rate is 75%. The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,733 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. The student loan default rate is 9.20% which is lower than average.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in GA

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Set and Exhibit Designers 39% $55,280
Actors 31% $0
Producers and Directors 31% $73,470
Sports Entertainers and Performers 18% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 15% $64,250
Musicians and Singers 9% $0
Choreographers 9% $48,950
Writers and Authors 8% $56,420
Music Directors and Composers 6% $64,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Design & Applied Arts 2,117
Fine & Studio Arts 924
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 768
Music 504
Arts & Media Management 147
General Visual & Performing Arts 69
Dance 33

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