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Drama & Theater Arts in Oregon

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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Oregon

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

In this state, Drama & Theater Arts is the 80th most popular major out of a total 268 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 143
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 12
Master’s Degree 12
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 12
Associate’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 76.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.3%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Oregon

There are 6,610 people in the state and 418,310 people in the nation working in theater jobs.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Oregon

A typical salary for a theater grad in the state is $68,280, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Oregon that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,278 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,707. 84% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,711 Total Students

The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at Portland State University. A typical student attending Portland State University will pay a net price of $13,856. 84% of students get financical aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
22,644 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $35,600 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
6 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Portland Actors Conservatory will pay a net price of $28,935.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,941 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,200 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,119.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,308. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

#7

Reed College

Portland
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,503 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 56% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $33,495.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,612 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,229. 34% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
4,280 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $33,959. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, University of Portland grads earn an average salary of $53,800.

#9

Pacific University

Forest Grove
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,938 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Pacific. The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in OR

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Writers and Authors 16% $59,960
Producers and Directors 14% $58,040
Set and Exhibit Designers 14% $66,990
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 13% $65,980
Fashion Designers 10% $67,810
Actors 9% $0
Musicians and Singers 9% $0
Choreographers 8% $0
Music Directors and Composers 4% $44,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Design & Applied Arts 502
Fine & Studio Arts 461
Music 290
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 169
General Visual & Performing Arts 64
Arts & Media Management 22
Dance 11
Other Visual Art 10

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