2023 Voice and Opera Students
There are about 1,656 students enrolled in Voice and Opera in the USA.
Compared to national avg.
Vs. National Avg.
College often can be an especially impactful period of one's life; it's an opportunity for personal progress and evolution. Undergraduates start to ascertain their purpose and cultivate many of the crucial skills to become a thriving member of society. But learning goes far beyond the classroom - the campus dialogue, the wild anecdote learned from an eccentric professor, the exposure to a different frame of reference. Therefore, attending a diverse college vastly enriches what you gain from your time at school.
Voice and Opera is a slightly more racially diverse focus than average*. 57% of America's Voice and Opera majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(20%), latino students (17%), and black students (4%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is Liberty University located in Lynchburg, VA.
Moreover, Voice and Opera significatly skews female, with 69% of students majoring in Voice and Opera identifying as women. Chapman University in Orange, CA has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.
Another substantial type of diversity is socioeconomic diversity. Sadly, Voice and Opera is one of America's least economically diverse subjects (Bottom 19%). 34% of its majors come from very high income families, 16% are from families who bring in between $75,000 and $110,000 a year, and 22% grew up in homes who make less than $30,000 a year. Central Washington University is the most socioeconomically diverse institution in the top 100.
Considering each type of diversity, overall VA is the most diverse state for Voice and Opera. The Southeast is the most diverse region, and the Big South Conference is the most diverse conference.
* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white
Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
Under 30k: 22%
30k - 48k: 13%
48k - 75k: 15%
75k - 110k: 16%
Over 110k: 34%
In State: 58%
Out of State: 34%