Louisiana contains two schools that offer acting programs. Dillard University, the highest-ranking acting school in LA, has a total student population of 1,011 and is the 704th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 acting schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dillard University comes out as the most expensive ($14,515/yr), with Bossier Parish Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,977/yr.
Acting students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 450 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $44,970. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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