Vermont contains six schools that offer dance programs. Middlebury College, the highest-ranking dance school in VT, has a total student population of 2,482 and is the 42nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 dance schools in Vermont, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Marlboro College comes out as the most expensive ($27,505/yr), with University of Vermont as the lowest recorded at only $13,052/yr.
Dance students from Vermont 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.
Also, within the dance schools in Vermont, the average student population is 1,663 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Aside from dance, there are 923 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,687 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,245, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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