Florida contains three schools that offer acting programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking acting school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 acting schools in Florida, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Miami comes out as the most expensive ($26,758/yr), with Saint Leo University as the lowest recorded at only $17,439/yr.
Acting students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 4,170 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $62,440. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 3,150 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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