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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in New Jersey

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

A Drama & Theater Arts major is the 76th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 232
Master’s Degree 16

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of theater majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 8.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.0%
  • White: 55.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 11.7%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 7,430 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in New Jersey

Theater grads earn an average of $73,320 in the state and $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in New Jersey that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.80% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,949.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

Rowan University

Glassboro
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,465 Total Students

49% of the teachers are full time. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,483 Total Students

The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at FDU. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,590.

#5

Drew University

Madison
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
2,263 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $26,359. The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,056 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,547. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 90% of students get financical aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
6,174 Total Students

In their early career, Ramapo College grads earn an average salary of $41,700. The student loan default rate of 5.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#8

Seton Hall University

South Orange
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

94% of the teachers are full time. An average student at Seton Hall will pay a net price of $28,903. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
7,171 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 94% of students get financical aid.

#10

Rider University

Lawrenceville
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,824 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in NJ

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Dancers 14% $0
Sports Entertainers and Performers 13% $0
Producers and Directors 10% $75,830
Musicians and Singers 9% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 8% $75,310
Actors 8% $0
Fashion Designers 6% $59,470
Writers and Authors 5% $63,290
Music Directors and Composers 5% $64,240

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Fine & Studio Arts 942
Music 652
Design & Applied Arts 611
General Visual & Performing Arts 142
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 131
Dance 92
Arts & Media Management 19
Other Visual Art 2

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