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

As a degree choice, Drama & Theater Arts is the 91st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 59
Master’s Degree 16
Associate’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 79.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 1,230 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Mississippi

In this state, theater grads earn an average of $53,000. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,090.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Mississippi that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,509 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,126. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,456 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
4,205 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The 9.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,460.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,711 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 8.40% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,930 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,465. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,512 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $11,236. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,678 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,042 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,400 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,905.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in MS

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Producers and Directors 14% $41,050
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 13% $59,130
Music Directors and Composers 0% $51,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Design & Applied Arts 196
Music 180
General Visual & Performing Arts 160
Fine & Studio Arts 140
Arts & Media Management 81
Dance 29
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4

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