Ewing, NJ has seventeen acting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Temple University, the highest ranked school in this group with an acting program, has a total student population of 36,507. It is the 105th highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Acting students from Ewing 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.
Ewing lies in Mercer county, which is one of the 11 counties in New Jersey. Overall, the Trenton-Ewing area has 216,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $26.49/hr average worker wage, and a $55,090 average annual salary.
Of the 17 acting schools with a 100-mile radius of Ewing, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr) for acting students, with Northampton County Area Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,153/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ewing|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||9.4 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||18.9 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||22.8 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||23.2 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||24.0 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||26.0 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||27.2 miles|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||32.8 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||34.6 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||36.8 miles|
|Toms River||NJ||131,619||3||29.102||89||39.6 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||40.5 miles|