Dover, DE has eleven acting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with an acting program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Acting students from Dover 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.
Dover lies in Kent county, which is one of the 3 counties in Delaware. Overall, the Dover area has 59,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,120 average annual salary.
Of the 11 acting schools with a 100-mile radius of Dover, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr) for acting students, with University of Maryland-College Park as the lowest, reported at only $13,433/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dover|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||34.9 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||37.8 miles|
|Mays Landing||NJ||-||1||11.4678||27||47.2 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||49.9 miles|
|West Atlantic City||NJ||-||1||28.4243||9||57.5 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||58.4 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||61.6 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||63.4 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||69.6 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||70.4 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||71.6 miles|