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Acting Schools in Arkansas

There are 11 Arkansas schools offering acting programs. In 2010, 65 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas acting schools. 60 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and five of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 86 students graduate from programs in this state in acting every year. Out of those, 60 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in acting and five with a master's level degree.

11 acting schools are located in Arkansas. Out of these, four schools are private, while seven schools are public. Tuition at a private acting school varies from $14,040 to $32,040, while public acting school tuition varies from $4,918 to $6,908.

Average tuition for programs in acting is $9,578. While the lowest tuition in Arkansas, which is $4,918 each year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, the highest tuition for acting programs, which is $32,040 each year, is at Hendrix College.

Arkansas schools offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees in acting.

Acting Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 86 students graduate from programs in this state in acting every year. Out of those, 60 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in acting and five with a master's level degree.

Acting Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 47
  • Bachelor 2007: 65
  • Bachelor 2008: 98
  • Bachelor 2009: 48
  • Bachelor 2010: 60
  • Master 2006: 10
  • Master 2007: 4
  • Master 2008: 10
  • Master 2009: 9
  • Master 2010: 5

Acting Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this southern state offer a total of 12 acting programs. Of these programs, 91.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Acting Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Bachelor: 11
  • 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: 25320
  • 25th Percentile: 40560
  • Median: 50060
  • 75th Percentile: 58470
  • 90th Percentile: 70230

Actors — Salary by Percentile

Actors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 16540
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

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: 44230
  • Median Salary 2007: 46120
  • Median Salary 2008: 46560
  • Median Salary 2009: 48270
  • Median Salary 2010: 50060
  • Total Employed 2006: 410
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 710

Actors — Employment Trend

Actors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34379
  • Median Salary 2007: 14893
  • Median Salary 2008: 15309
  • Median Salary 2009: 15912
  • Median Salary 2010: 16540
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Arkansas vs National Acting Employment

Arkansas vs National Acting Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.629% (890)

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1. The University of the Ozarks

415 N College Ave
Clarksville, AR 72830
(479) 979-1000

The University of the Ozarks offers one acting program and it is in town of Clarksville, Arkansas. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas.

2. Ouachita Baptist University

410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000

Ouachita Baptist University is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas and it offers one program in acting. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering acting in terms of programs.

3. Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave
Conway, AR 72032-3080
(501) 329-6811

Hendrix College is in town of Conway, Arkansas and it offers one program in acting. 1,467 students seek degrees in 32 programs at Hendrix, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering acting programs.

4. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown and UAFS offers one acting program. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering acting in terms of programs.

5. The University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

The University of Central Arkansas is located in town of Conway, Arkansas and it offers one acting program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in acting.

6. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Jonesboro, AR and ASU offers one acting program. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. In terms of programs, ASU is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering acting.

7. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University is in town of Searcy, Arkansas and this university offers one acting program. Harding is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering acting.

8. The University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-2000

The University of Arkansas, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Fayetteville, AR. It offers two acting programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in acting and one degree at the master's level in acting. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This university is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering acting in terms of programs.

9. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers one program in acting and it is near the heart of downtown. UALR is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in acting.

10. Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000

Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, AR and it offers one acting program. HSU is a public 4-year institution. Henderson State is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in acting.

11. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is in Magnolia, AR and it offers one acting program. SAU is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This university ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.