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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Kansas

71 students earned Theater degrees in Kansas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Drama & Theater Arts is the 124th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 59
Master’s Degree 9
Associate’s Degree 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.3%
  • White: 76.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Kansas

1,950 people in the state and 418,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to theater.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Kansas

Theater grads earn an average of $56,680 in the state and $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Kansas that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,690 Total Students

84% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
22,221 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 89% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
5,796 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,166. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,124 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

#5

Sterling College

Sterling
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
651 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $30,500 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
910 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,200 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $4,528. 100% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
891 Total Students

In their early career, Bethany College Kansas grads earn an average salary of $30,400. 93% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Bethany College Kansas.

#6

McPherson College

McPherson
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
819 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,000 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 68%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,875 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. An average student at MNU will pay a net price of $20,496.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,254 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,514 Total Students

The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at SC. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,029. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Newman University

Wichita
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
3,373 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
6,571 Total Students

60% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,100 a year. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Washburn University.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in KS

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 10% $65,690
Musicians and Singers 9% $0
Producers and Directors 3% $47,040
Music Directors and Composers -3% $51,250
Writers and Authors -4% $51,520
Choreographers -4% $37,690
Actors -5% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Design & Applied Arts 307
Fine & Studio Arts 266
Music 199
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 75
General Visual & Performing Arts 56
Dance 21

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