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Acting Schools in Arizona

There are 11 schools in the state of Arizona offering acting programs. In 2010, 210 students graduated with degrees from Arizona acting schools. 159 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 33 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 272 students graduate from programs in Arizona in acting per year. This accounts for 1% of acting students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, four students graduated with acting certificates, 33 with a degree at the associate's level, 159 with a bachelor's level degree, 12 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

11 acting schools are located in Arizona. And out of these, while one school is private, ten schools are public. While public acting school tuition varies from $7,672 to $8,237, tuition at a private acting school is $26,235.

Average tuition for acting programs is $13,769. While the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $26,235 every year, is at Prescott College, the lowest tuition in Arizona, which is $7,672 every year, is at Northern Arizona University.

Acting schools in this southwestern state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Acting Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 272 students graduate from programs in Arizona in acting per year. This accounts for 1% of acting students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, four students graduated with acting certificates, 33 with a degree at the associate's level, 159 with a bachelor's level degree, 12 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

Acting Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 13
  • Certificate 2007: 16
  • Certificate 2008: 52
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 35
  • Associate 2010: 33
  • Bachelor 2006: 157
  • Bachelor 2007: 132
  • Bachelor 2008: 216
  • Bachelor 2009: 116
  • Bachelor 2010: 159
  • Master 2006: 34
  • Master 2007: 24
  • Master 2008: 46
  • Master 2009: 13
  • Master 2010: 12
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Acting Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of 34 programs in acting. Of these programs, close to 41.2% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Acting Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 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: 29470
  • 25th Percentile: 39370
  • Median: 53780
  • 75th Percentile: 69210
  • 90th Percentile: 90470

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16411
  • 25th Percentile: 17846
  • Median: 22277
  • 75th Percentile: 37856
  • 90th Percentile: 52853

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: 48890
  • Median Salary 2007: 49620
  • Median Salary 2008: 46940
  • Median Salary 2009: 46740
  • Median Salary 2010: 53780
  • Total Employed 2006: 570
  • Total Employed 2007: 1100
  • Total Employed 2008: 810
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 1150

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19640
  • Median Salary 2007: 20320
  • Median Salary 2008: 21210
  • Median Salary 2009: 22090
  • Median Salary 2010: 22277
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Arizona vs National Acting Employment

Arizona vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.024% (1450)

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1. South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 243-8135

South Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1978. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It offers subjects such as information systems and game design. This college offers 24 certificates and 28 associates level degrees to students. 6,354 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this medium-sized college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

2. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Founded in 1978, Rio Salado College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is very close to Tempe, Arizona, is in a rural area. This community college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Arizona. This college offers 45 certificates and 36 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 25,266 students pursued degrees from the 63 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects such as law and science. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

3. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College offers one program in acting and this college, which is 3.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1888. It is located in Thatcher, AZ. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arizona. This college offers subjects including criminal justice and electrical technology. It offers 52 certificates and 67 associates level degrees to students. 6,799 students pursued degrees from the 98 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

5. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Founded in 1970, Mohave Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near Kingman, is located in a rural setting. This community college offers students 52 certificates and 54 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 6,686 students sought degrees from the 75 programs at this medium-sized college. This college offers subjects such as homeland security, dental hygiene, and culinary arts. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

6. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College, which is very close to Scottsdale, Arizona, is in a rural area. It offers four acting programs. Out of those, this college offers two acting certificates to students and two degrees at the associate's level in acting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

7. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Flagstaff, AZ and this university offers one program in acting. Overall, 25,197 students seek degrees in 254 programs at this research university. In terms of enrollment, NAU ranks eighth in the state of Arizona.

8. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1963. It is near Yuma, AZ. This school offers subjects including massage therapy, healthcare, and supply chain management. Students are offered 45 certificates and 59 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 8,545 students pursued degrees from the 78 programs at this school. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This medium-sized school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.

9. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in acting. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in acting by it. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering acting.

10. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. It offers five acting programs. More specifically, it offers four bachelor's level acting degrees to students and one acting degree at the master's level. The UA is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering acting.

11. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College offers five programs in acting. Specifically, students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in acting by it and two degrees at the master's level in acting. This very small school is near the heart of downtown. This liberal arts college is the only liberal arts college in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Arizona.

12. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is near the center of the city. It offers three programs in acting. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in acting by this college and two associate's level acting degrees. This big college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

13. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Paradise Valley Community College offers three programs in acting. Of those, it offers students one acting certificate and two degrees at the associate's level in acting. This college is near Phoenix, AZ. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

14. Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
(623) 935-8000

Founded in 1992, Estrella Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona. Students are offered 34 certificates and 34 associates level degrees by it. 8,122 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects such as accounting and technology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This medium-sized college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

15. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
(480) 732-7000

Chandler/Gilbert Community College is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. This college offers two programs in acting. Students are offered two associate's level acting degrees by this college. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering acting in terms of programs.

16. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College offers three acting programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in acting by this college and two acting degrees at the associate's level. This community college is near the heart of downtown. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering acting in terms of programs.

17. GateWay Community College

108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 392-5000

GateWay Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1968. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. This community college offers subjects including advanced nursing and construction management. It offers students 53 certificates and 47 degrees at the associates level. 7,346 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this mid-sized college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

18. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College is located in Douglas, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in acting. This school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in acting.