Michigan contains six schools that offer acting programs. Concordia University-Ann Arbor, the highest-ranking acting school in MI, has a total student population of 757 and is the 604th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 acting schools in Michigan, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concordia University-Ann Arbor comes out as the most expensive ($18,211/yr), with Muskegon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,311/yr.
Acting students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 1,190 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $71,140. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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