Tennessee contains two schools that offer acting programs. Freed-Hardeman University, the highest-ranking acting school in TN, has a total student population of 2,027 and is the 2057th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 acting schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lambuth University comes out as the most expensive ($15,377/yr), with Freed-Hardeman University as the lowest recorded at only $15,317/yr.
Acting students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 820 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $57,770. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 230 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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