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296 Theater students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Drama & Theater Arts is the 72nd most popular major out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 258
Associate’s Degree 28
Master’s Degree 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 78.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 6,700 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Minnesota

In this state, theater grads earn an average of $67,300. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,090.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Minnesota that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,734 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,479. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,800 a year. 83% of the teachers are full time.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,374 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
11,024 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,500 a year. This public school has an average net price of $17,319.

#4

St Olaf College

Northfield
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
3,048 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#5

Augsburg University

Minneapolis
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,419 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,498.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
3,623 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 2.60% which is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
2,241 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,700 a year. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Gustavus Adolphus.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,861 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,549. In their early career, Metro State grads earn an average salary of $42,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

#9

Macalester College

Saint Paul
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,174 Total Students

78% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,552 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,572. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 94%.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
5,860 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.42 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,129 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,573. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,845 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1. The student loan default rate is 9.90% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in MN

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Set and Exhibit Designers 14% $48,900
Producers and Directors 8% $65,770
Actors 7% $0
Writers and Authors 6% $61,880
Sports Entertainers and Performers 6% $0
Musicians and Singers 5% $0
Music Directors and Composers 5% $72,630
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5% $67,320
Choreographers 3% $38,470
Fashion Designers 0% $51,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Design & Applied Arts 622
Fine & Studio Arts 461
Music 340
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 210
General Visual & Performing Arts 57
Dance 47
Arts & Media Management 28

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