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Drama & Theater Arts in New Mexico

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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in New Mexico

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

In terms of popularity, Drama & Theater Arts is the 96th most popular major in the state out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in New Mexico

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 42
Associate’s Degree 8
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 49.0%
  • White: 41.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in New Mexico

There are 950 people in the state and 418,310 people in the nation working in theater jobs.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, theater grads earn an average of $50,960. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,090.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
24,319 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,329. The average student takes 4.79 years to complete their degree at UNM. 96% of students get financical aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,289 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending CNM will pay a net price of $3,620. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,005 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,325. In their early career, ENMU - Main Campus grads earn an average salary of $25,100.

#4

San Juan College

Farmington
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
589 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. A typical student attending Institute of American Indian Arts will pay a net price of $13,444.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in NM

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Producers and Directors 9% $54,030
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $49,340
Set and Exhibit Designers 7% $51,410
Music Directors and Composers 0% $36,310
Fashion Designers 0% $58,870
Writers and Authors -2% $46,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Fine & Studio Arts 214
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 208
Design & Applied Arts 113
General Visual & Performing Arts 95
Music 86
Dance 17
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 1

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