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Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Wisconsin

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

In this state, Drama & Theater Arts is the 83rd most popular major out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Drama & Theater Arts Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 244
Master’s Degree 1
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Drama & Theater Arts Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 78.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Drama & Theater Arts Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Drama & Theater Arts Grads in Wisconsin

4,840 people in the state and 418,310 in the nation are employed in jobs related to theater.

Drama & Theater Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Drama & Theater Arts Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a theater grad in the state is $57,110, compared to a typical salary of $73,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Wisconsin that offer theater degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.86 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $17,661. 65% of the teachers are full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,086 Total Students

A typical student attending UW - Stevens Point will pay a net price of $14,192. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UW - Madison. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,219. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it.

#4

Viterbo University

La Crosse
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,598 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 40%.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
4,295 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,000 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,856. It takes the average student 4.98 years to graduate.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,597 Total Students

The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UW - La Crosse. Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,463 Total Students

The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 83%.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,604 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,673. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 76% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Beloit College

Beloit
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years.

#9

Carthage College

Kenosha
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,872 Total Students

In their early career, Carthage grads earn an average salary of $37,000. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%. An average student at Carthage will pay a net price of $27,764.

Drama & Theater Arts Careers in WI

Some of the careers theater majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Fashion Designers 17% $39,040
Writers and Authors 16% $50,190
Set and Exhibit Designers 10% $50,860
Dancers 8% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 7% $68,330
Sports Entertainers and Performers 6% $0
Producers and Directors 5% $51,740
Actors 4% $0
Musicians and Singers 4% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Design & Applied Arts 766
Fine & Studio Arts 703
Music 315
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 138
General Visual & Performing Arts 123
Dance 45
Arts & Media Management 27
Other Visual Art 3

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