New York contains eleven schools that offer acting programs. Ithaca College, the highest-ranking acting school in NY, has a total student population of 6,894 and is the 140th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 acting schools in New York, only 4 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), with University at Buffalo as the lowest recorded at only $10,796/yr.
Acting students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 14,420 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $114,290. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 7,280 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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