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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Wisconsin

10 Colleges
$22,700 Avg Salary
$23,662 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Drama & Theater Arts School for You

With 246 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, drama and theater arts is the #83 most popular major in Wisconsin.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Wisconsin ranking. This report analyzed 10 schools in Wisconsin to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Wisconsin

The colleges and universities below are the best for theater majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools

Our analysis found University of Wisconsin - Madison to be the best school for drama and theater arts students who want to pursue a degree in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is a fairly large public school located in the city of Madison.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Wisconsin list. UW - Eau Claire is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Eau Claire.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is a great place for drama and theater arts students. Located in the distant town of Whitewater, UW - Whitewater is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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The excellent programs at University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best drama and theater arts schools in Wisconsin. Located in the city of Oshkosh, UW Oshkosh is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Wisconsin list. Located in the distant town of Stevens Point, UW - Stevens Point is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Lawrence University

Appleton, WI

Lawrence University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best drama and theater arts programs. Lawrence U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Appleton.

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Carthage College

Kenosha, WI

Carthage College landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best drama and theater arts programs. Carthage is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Kenosha.

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University of Wisconsin - River Falls did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for drama and theater arts students. It came in at #8 on the list. UW - River Falls is a medium-sized public school located in the distant town of River Falls.

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best drama and theater arts programs. Located in the medium-sized city of Green Bay, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee ranked #10 on this year’s Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Wisconsin list. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is a very large public school located in the city of Milwaukee.

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Best Drama & Theater Arts Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 327
Ohio 511
Illinois 869
Indiana 302

One of 9 majors within the area of study, drama and theater arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Theater

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Music 26,968
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756
General Visual & Performing Arts 5,720

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 10 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Donald Judge.

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