Indiana contains six schools that offer acting programs. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest-ranking acting school in IN, has a total student population of 42,347 and is the 59th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 acting schools in Indiana, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Indiana Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($20,355/yr), with Indiana University-South Bend as the lowest recorded at only $8,512/yr.
Acting students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 840 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $47,510. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 450 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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