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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Colorado

6 Colleges
$28,850 Avg Salary
$23,870 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Drama & Theater Arts School for You

With 225 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, drama and theater arts is the #81 most popular major in Colorado.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Colorado to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 6 schools in Colorado to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Colorado

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

Top Colorado Schools in Theater

Our 2021 rankings named University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus the best school in Colorado for drama and theater arts students. CU Anschutz is a very large public school located in the city of Denver.

While working on their degree, theater majors at CU Anschutz accumulate an average of around $26,000 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $270, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Colorado State University - Fort Collins is a great place for drama and theater arts students. Located in the medium-sized city of Fort Collins, Colorado State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means University of Northern Colorado is a great place for drama and theater arts students. Located in the city of Greeley, University of Northern Colorado is a public school with a large student population.

After completing their degree, theater graduates from University of Northern Colorado carry an average student debtload of $26,613. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $276, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Colorado Boulder. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Colorado list. CU - Boulder is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Boulder.

After completing their degree, theater graduates from CU - Boulder carry an average student debtload of $23,000. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $239, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Metropolitan State University of Denver is a great place for drama and theater arts students. Located in the city of Denver, MSU Denver is a public school with a very large student population.

On average, theater graduates from MSU Denver take out $19,865 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $206.

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#6

Fort Lewis College

Durango, CO

Fort Lewis College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for drama and theater arts students. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the town of Durango, FLC is a public school with a small student population.

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Best Drama & Theater Arts Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Utah 194
Idaho 74
Montana 18
Wyoming 51

Drama & Theater Arts is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.

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 6 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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