Washington contains two schools that offer acting programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking acting school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 acting schools in Washington, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Central Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($11,788/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Acting students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 1,320 employed producers and directors earning an average yearly salary of $62,220. Actors in this state earn $"*"/yr and there are 630 employed.
Also, within the acting schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acting, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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