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2021 Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Washington

Highlighting Quality Schools With More Affordable Pricing

2 Colleges
$9,869 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$20,733 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Drama & Theater Arts School for You

With 22 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, drama and theater arts is the #94 most popular major in Washington.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

The Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Washington ranking is one of many tools that Grad Degree Search has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 2 schools in Washington to see which programs offered the best value experiences for theater students with the aim of identifying those quality schools that are more affordable than some of their counterparts.

Our ranking of value is based on the quality of a program as defined in our per sticker price dollar. Specifically, our score for quality is discounted by the published tuition and fees charged by the given college. This gives the cost per unit of quality for each college. The more quality your dollar buys, the better the value.

In our regional and nationwide rankings, out-of-state tution and fees are used in our calculations. For statewide rankings, we use average in-state tuition and fees.

2021 Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Washington

Check out the theater programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your educational dollar.

Best Washington Schools for Affordable Quality in Theater

$8,273 Average Tuition & Fees

Our analysis found Central Washington University to be the best value school for drama and theater arts students who want to pursue a degree in Washington. Located in the distant town of Ellensburg, CWU is a public school with a large student population.

CWU undergraduate students pay an average of $8,273 in in-state tuition and fees each year.

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$11,465 Average Tuition & Fees

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means University of Washington - Seattle Campus is a great value for drama and theater arts students. Located in the large city of Seattle, UW Seattle is a public school with a very large student population.

In-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at UW Seattle are $11,465 per year.

UW Seattle did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Drama & Theater Arts Schools in Washington list.

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Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 393
Oregon 12
Nevada 15
Hawaii 12

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Music 8,012
Fine & Studio Arts 3,854
Design & Applied Arts 2,088
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 2,066
Arts & Media Management 1,166

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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