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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in New Mexico

3 Colleges
$20,100 Avg Salary
$22,239 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Drama & Theater Arts School for You

Drama & Theater Arts is the #96 most popular major in New Mexico with 51 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

The Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in New Mexico ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 3 schools in New Mexico to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in New Mexico

Check out the theater programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top New Mexico Schools in Theater

Our 2021 rankings named University of New Mexico - Main Campus the best school in New Mexico for drama and theater arts students. UNM is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Albuquerque.

The average amount in student loans that theater majors at UNM take out is $21,216. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $220, based 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 New Mexico State University - Main Campus. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in New Mexico list. Located in the midsize suburb of Las Cruces, New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a public school with a large student population.

Theater majors at New Mexico State University - Main Campus take out an average of $19,500 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $202, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Out of the 3 schools in New Mexico that were part of this year’s ranking, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the remote town of Portales, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Best Drama & Theater Arts Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 920
Arizona 199
Oklahoma 159

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

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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Donald Judge.

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