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Drama & Theater Arts in Texas

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

In this state, Drama & Theater Arts is the 86th most popular major out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 688
Associate’s Degree 146
Master’s Degree 82
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.2%
  • White: 57.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 19,950 people employed in jobs related to a theater degree, compared to 418,310 nationwide.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Texas

In this state, theater grads earn an average of $61,850. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,090.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 74 colleges in Texas that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
38,241 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UNT. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
13,144 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. 85% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,832 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
28,644 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,300 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,166. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
111 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,187.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

In their early career, UH grads earn an average salary of $43,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
21,213 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years. In their early career, SHSU grads earn an average salary of $37,400. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
11,929 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate. 72% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Texas A&M Corpus Christi grads earn an average salary of $35,800.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
17,217 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,600 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in TX

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Producers and Directors 19% $61,790
Actors 19% $0
Musicians and Singers 16% $0
Music Directors and Composers 16% $58,340
Writers and Authors 15% $53,730
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 15% $67,000
Dancers 14% $0
Sports Entertainers and Performers 14% $0
Set and Exhibit Designers 11% $48,120
Choreographers 8% $55,620
Fashion Designers 5% $66,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Music 2,249
Fine & Studio Arts 2,041
Design & Applied Arts 1,784
General Visual & Performing Arts 332
Dance 221
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 183
Arts & Media Management 179

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