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Acting Schools in Alabama

There are 13 Alabama schools offering acting programs. In 2010, 142 students graduated with degrees from Alabama acting schools. 127 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 15 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

200 students graduate from acting programs in Alabama, on average, per year. Specifically, 127 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in acting and 15 with a degree at the master's level.

13 acting schools are located in this state. And out of these, while seven schools are public, six schools are private. Public acting school tuition varies from $5,424 to $7,900, while tuition at a private acting school varies from $14,810 to $27,890.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $11,921. While the lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $5,424 per year, is at Jacksonville State University, the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $27,890 every year, is at Birmingham Southern College.

Alabama acting schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees.

Acting Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

200 students graduate from acting programs in Alabama, on average, per year. Specifically, 127 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in acting and 15 with a degree at the master's level.

Acting Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 107
  • Bachelor 2007: 94
  • Bachelor 2008: 220
  • Bachelor 2009: 99
  • Bachelor 2010: 127
  • Master 2006: 17
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 38
  • Master 2009: 23
  • Master 2010: 15

Acting Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 15 programs in acting. Of these programs, 93.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Acting Program Availability in Alabama

  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27080
  • 25th Percentile: 37910
  • Median: 52550
  • 75th Percentile: 69050
  • 90th Percentile: 89700

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16453
  • 25th Percentile: 18949
  • Median: 26915
  • 75th Percentile: 50648
  • 90th Percentile: 101462

Career Trends

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48920
  • Median Salary 2007: 47990
  • Median Salary 2008: 49480
  • Median Salary 2009: 51100
  • Median Salary 2010: 52550
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 670
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34408
  • Median Salary 2007: 36105
  • Median Salary 2008: 31635
  • Median Salary 2009: 27165
  • Median Salary 2010: 26915
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 235

Alabama vs National Acting Employment

Alabama vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.689% (975)

Acting Schools in Alabama

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1. The University of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
(251) 675-5990

The University of Mobile, which is several miles from Mobile, is in a rural area and it offers one program in acting.

2. The University of Montevallo

Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
(205) 665-6155

The University of Montevallo offers one acting program. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering acting.

3. Birmingham Southern College

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254
(205) 226-4600

Birmingham Southern College is 2.8 miles from the center of the city and BSC offers one acting program. This school is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering acting in terms of programs.

4. Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
(205) 929-1000x1645

Founded in 1898, Miles College is a historically black 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama. It offers subjects including biology, early childhood education, and forensic accounting. It offers 25 bachelors level degrees to students. 1,668 students sought degrees from the 25 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. It is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama.

5. Huntingdon College

1500 East Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148
(334) 833-4222

Huntingdon College, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL and this school offers one acting program. It is a 4-year institution.

6. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University offers two programs in acting. This school offers two acting degrees at the bachelor's level to students. It is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. Overall, 4,715 students seek degrees in 79 Samford programs. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering acting programs.

7. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is near the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL and it offers one acting program. USA is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

8. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University is located in the center of Montgomery and it offers one acting program. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering acting.

9. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is near the center of the city and it offers one program in acting. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

10. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is near the center of the city and AU offers one program in acting. Overall, 25,078 students seek degrees in 198 programs at Auburn. In terms of enrollment, AU ranks second in the state of Alabama.

11. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College, which is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL and it offers one acting program. Spring Hill is a 4-year institution.

12. Faulkner University

5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109-3378
(334) 272-5820

Faulkner University offers one program in acting and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Montgomery, AL. 3,126 students pursue degrees in 53 Faulkner programs, overall. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering acting in terms of programs.

13. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University offers one acting program and JSU is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. JSU is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. In terms of programs, JSU is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering acting.

14. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama offers two programs in acting. Of those, it offers one acting degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in acting. This big university, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. Overall, 30,127 students pursue degrees in 188 programs at Bama. UA is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering acting programs.