Connecticut contains four schools that offer acting programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking acting school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 acting schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Eastern Connecticut State University as the lowest recorded at only $14,959/yr.
Acting students from Connecticut schools who go on to become actors, playwrights, dramatists, theatre professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 39,880 people working as actors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Producers and directors make on average $86,870 per year and there are about 79,780 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 1,630 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $79,710. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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