Utah contains two schools that offer acting programs. Brigham Young University, the highest-ranking acting school in UT, has a total student population of 34,130 and is the 719th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 acting schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brigham Young University comes out as the most expensive ($10,978/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Acting students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 510 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $61,460. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 150 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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