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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Louisiana

3 Colleges
$22,150 Avg Salary
$21,967 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Drama & Theater Arts School for You

Drama & Theater Arts is the #74 most popular major in Louisiana with 182 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

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.

The Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Louisiana ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 3 schools in Louisiana to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Louisiana

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

Top Louisiana Schools in Theater

Our 2021 rankings named Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College the best school in Louisiana for drama and theater arts students. Located in the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, theater graduates from Louisiana State University take out $24,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $249.

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University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of New Orleans. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Louisiana list. Located in the city of New Orleans, UNO is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

On average, theater graduates from UNO take out $18,750 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $195, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Northwestern State University of Louisiana. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Louisiana list. NSU is a large public school located in the town of Natchitoches.

While working on their degree, theater majors at NSU accumulate an average of around $23,150 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $240.

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Best Drama & Theater Arts Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 412
Florida 703
Virginia 443
North Carolina 454
Tennessee 243
South Carolina 175
Kentucky 171
Alabama 171
Arkansas 75
Mississippi 78
West Virginia 66

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 3 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).
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