North Carolina contains six schools that offer acting programs. Campbell University Inc, the highest-ranking acting school in NC, has a total student population of 5,894 and is the 346th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 acting schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Meredith College comes out as the most expensive ($21,466/yr), with Fayetteville State University as the lowest recorded at only $6,344/yr.
Acting students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 1,240 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $55,820. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 360 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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