Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Massachusetts
In 2018-2019, 551 students earned their Theater degrees in MA.
A Drama & Theater Arts major is the 71st most popular major in this state.
Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Massachusetts
Theater majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||5|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||5|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||5|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||5|
In Massachusetts, a theater major is more popular with women than with men.
The racial distribution of theater majors in Massachusetts is as follows:
- Asian: 2.0%
- Black or African American: 5.6%
- Hispanic or Latino: 9.1%
- White: 72.4%
- Non-Resident Alien: 3.1%
- Other Races: 7.8%
Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Massachusetts
13,930 people in the state and 418,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to theater.
Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Massachusetts
In this state, theater grads earn an average of $70,000. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,090.
Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Programs in MA
There are 39 colleges in Massachusetts that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:
This private institution charges an average net price of $43,668. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Emerson. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.
39% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $48,425. It takes the average student 4.28 years to graduate.
10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 1.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 70% of the teachers are full time.
Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at UMass Amherst. This public school has an average net price of $21,396.
The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $36,200 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years.
Seeking financial aid? At this school, 68% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.
Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.30%. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $42,300 after graduation.
96% of students get financical aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,173. 77% of the teachers are full time.
Drama & Theater Arts Careers in MA
Some of the careers theater majors go into include:
|Job Title||MA Job Growth||MA Median Salary|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||16%||$79,170|
|Producers and Directors||11%||$61,810|
|Musicians and Singers||10%||$0|
|Set and Exhibit Designers||10%||$56,250|
|Writers and Authors||6%||$64,380|
|Music Directors and Composers||4%||$55,000|
Related Majors in Massachusetts
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to theater.
|Major||Annual Graduates in MA|
|Fine & Studio Arts||1,125|
|Design & Applied Arts||975|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||869|
|Arts & Media Management||291|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||223|
|Other Visual Art||28|
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