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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Maine

40 students earned Theater degrees in Maine in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Drama & Theater Arts is the 88th most popular major in the state out of a total 213 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 37
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 90.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Maine

In this state, there are 750 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Maine

Theater grads earn an average of $61,090 in the state and $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Maine that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

In their early career, University of Southern Maine grads earn an average salary of $33,000. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,761 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $18,358. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at Husson.


Colby College

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,000 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 92%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,553. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,388. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at UMaine.


Bates College

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,832 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $43,100 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years.


Bowdoin College

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,828 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,600 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,300. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in ME

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Fashion Designers 11% $72,940
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 0% $63,090
Writers and Authors 0% $51,600
Set and Exhibit Designers 0% $0
Producers and Directors -3% $46,690

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Fine & Studio Arts 148
Music 41
Design & Applied Arts 35
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 21
General Visual & Performing Arts 6
Dance 5
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 3

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