South Carolina contains three schools that offer acting programs. Coastal Carolina University, the highest-ranking acting school in SC, has a total student population of 8,360 and is the 2738th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 acting schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Charleston Southern University comes out as the most expensive ($18,886/yr), with Coker College as the lowest recorded at only $11,515/yr.
Acting students from South 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 South Carolina alone, there are 690 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $57,390. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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