Rhode Island contains three schools that offer dance programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking dance school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 dance schools in Rhode Island, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Rhode Island College as the lowest recorded at only $7,178/yr.
Dance students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become ballet dancers, dancers, dance professors, dance instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,700 people working as dancers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers make on average $0 per year and there are about 23,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Rhode Island alone, there are 140 employed entertainers and performers, sports and related workers earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Dancers in this state earn $*/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the dance schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dance, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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