Boise, ID has nine acting schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an acting program, has a total student population of 45,943. It is the 26th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Washington.
Acting students from Boise 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.
Of the 9 acting schools with a 500-mile radius of Boise, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($26,906/yr) for acting students, with Central Wyoming College as the lowest, reported at only $4,545/yr.