North Dakota contains four schools that offer acting programs. Dordt College, the highest-ranking acting school in ND, has a total student population of 1,322 and is the 295th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 acting schools in North Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dordt College comes out as the most expensive ($20,913/yr), with Central Wyoming College as the lowest recorded at only $4,545/yr.
Acting students from North Dakota 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.
Also, within the acting schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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